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Music Ministry Opportunities

CantorsCANTORS
lead song in worship and minister to the assembly by encouraging participation within the sung prayer. Cantors also come together to form Cantorei, which sings at most evening Feast Day Masses. New cantors will go through a brief training session before starting. Music reading skills are recommended, but not required.

Cantor Schedule: September-October, 2017

 

 


CELEBRATION ENSEMBLE..…
is an ensemble of 20 (maximum) singers and instrumentalists who sing and play at the 10:30 a.m. Mass with the 1st Sunday of each month off. Music reading skills are not required.

Rehearsals: Thursday, 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Rehearsal & Mass Schedule   September, 2017 – January, 2018

 

SF ChoristersSF CHORISTERS...is open to all children of the parish in grades 4-8. The children sing at the 5:00 p.m. Mass once a month, as well as Mass on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Palm Sunday. Children in grades 6-8 also have the opportunity to ring handbells.

Rehearsals: Thursdays, 3:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.  
Children’s Choir info packet   2017-2018        
Online registration form 2017–2018
SF Choristers Rehearsal & Mass Schedule 2017-2018


CHERUB CHOIR.…is comprised of children of the parish in grades 1-3. This choir signs once a month at the 5:00 p.m. Mass, as well as Mass on Thanksgiving Day and the Feast of the Epiphany of the Lord (Christmas season).
Rehearsals: Tuesdays, 3:45 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Children’s Choir info packet   2017-2018    
Online registration form 2017 – 2018
Cherub Choir Rehearsal & Mass Schedule (2017-2018)


 

gallery choirGALLERY CHOIR...…
is a group of 30+ mixed voices that sing at the 9:00 a.m. Mass with the 1st Sunday of each month off. Music reading skills are not required.

Rehearsals: Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Rehearsal & Mass Schedule   September, 2017 – January, 2018

 

 

 

instrumentalists

INSTRUMENTALISTS....

 

who are trained in playing a liturgical instrument such as guitar, violin, viola, cello, trumpet, french horn, trombone, flute, oboe, clarinet and percussion are invited to add their talent to worship during Mass, concerts, or special prayer services such as Taize Evening Prayer or Advent Lenten Reconciliation.

 

 

 

 



 

MensSchola

MEN'S SCHOLA

is an ensemble of male voices who sing on Good Friday of the Lord’s Passion of Holy Week. Commitment time is 8-10 weeks each season. This choir is great for those men who cannot commit to an entire season. Music reading skills are not required.

Rehearsals: Tuesdays, 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., February – April

 

 


 

RESURRECTION CHOIR...

 

sings at most funerals that take place at St. Francis Xavier. Membership is open to anyone who is available during the day. Funerals are usually held at 10:00 a.m. with some exceptions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

SPIRIT CHOIR

SPIRIT CHOIR

 

is a vibrant ensemble of singers and instrumentalists open to all teens of the parish. This ensemble signs at the 6:00 p.m. Mass on Sunday evenings from September – April. 

 

Rehearsals: Sundays before Mass – 4:30 p.m.