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Epiphany – June 6, 2024

Sarah Dudek from the Joshua Chorale invites us to their concert. Donna-Marie Cooper O’Boyle implores to see the movie “Jesus Thirsts: The Miracle of the Eucharist”. J. Mark McVey talks about faith, singing and the Flourish event.


Segment 1

Sarah Dudek from the Joshua Chorale invites us to their concert. 



Sarah Dudek is the director of the Joshua Chorale, a non-profit, community chorus that brings sacred music to secular and unconventional spaces.  Her concerts with the Chorale have brought her from the Renaissance Center’s Wintergarden to the Guardian Building, from Holy Sepulchhre’s Mausoleum to Santa’s Castle at Somerset Mall.  She has served as an organist, accompanist, choir director, and professional vocalist in the Archdiocese of Detroit for the past 15 years, currently as the music director of Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Church in Beverly Hills, MI.  Sarah believes in the power of beauty to help people raise their hearts to God, and she is excited for the Joshua Chorale’s upcoming performance of Leonard Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms at the historic Redford Theatre.



Segment 2

Donna-Marie Cooper O’Boyle implores us to see the movie “Jesus Thirst: The Miracle of the Eucharist”.



Donna-Marie Cooper O’Boyle is a Catholic wife, a mother of five, a grandmother of two, and an award-winning and best-selling author and journalist, TV host, international speaker, and pilgrimage and retreat leader. She is the EWTN television host of three series which she created to teach, encourage, and inspire Catholic families. Her love for children and for imparting the Faith spurred her on to serve as a Catechist for over thirty years. She is also an Extraordinary Minister of the Eucharist at her parish. 

Donna-Marie enjoyed a decade-long friendship with Saint Teresa of Calcutta, became a Lay Missionary of Charity, and started a branch of the Lay Missionaries of Charity. For many years, her spiritual director was Servant of God John A. Hardon, S.J., who also served as one of Mother Teresa’s spiritual directors.


Learn more about Jesus Thirsts: The Miracle of the Eucharist here: Jesus Thirsts Film

Segment 3

J. Mark McVey talks about faith, singing, and the Flourish event. 



J. Mark McVey made his Broadway debut as Jean Valjean in ‘Les Miserables’ after having won the Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Actor while in DC. The first American to perform Valjean in London’s West End, J. Mark also reprised the role with the Los Angeles Philharmonic to sold out crowds at the Hollywood Bowl and once again in the 25th Anniversary Tour of Les Miserables where he won the Ovation Award and the Award on his way to eclipsing more than 3,200 performances in the worlds favorite musical Les Miserables. J. Mark McVey made his Carnegie Hall Debut with Mr. Marvin Hamlisch and continues to perform with numerous symphonies around the country and the world. J. Mark’s Television credits include America’s Got Talent and Days Of Our Lives. Mark made his PBS Debut with the Boston Pops and followed that performance with the PBS Christmas Special for the U.S. Military Troupes where he was featured with Marvin Hamlisch and The National Symphony Orchestra. Mark also appeared in the PBS Special ‘A Tale of Two Cities in Concert.’ Other Broadway, NY and regional theatre credits include; The Who’s Tommy, The Best Little Whore House Goes Public, Chess, Carousel, My Fair Lady, South Pacific, Seven Brides, Show Boat, Hey Love, A Helluva Town, Midnight In The Garden Of Good And Evil, Rocket Boys and many more. J. Mark McVey earned a Double Platinum record for his participation on the Trans-Siberian Orchestra recording of ‘The Lost Christmas Eve’. He also has 3 solo CD’s: “Broadway and Beyond” “If You Really Knew Me” and “One Among Few”, as well as a Family Christmas CD. Mark continues to record having a new project due out soon. Marks greatest achievements are his 2 beautiful daughters, Grace and Kylie, a collaborative effort with God and his incredible wife, actress and singer, Mrs. Christy Tarr-McVey. Mark thanks God for his gifts, his family for their love and you for supporting the arts!


Visit J. Mark McVey at his website: J. Mark McVey


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