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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.

 

 

 


CELEBRATION ENSEMBLE..…
is an ensemble of 20 (maximum) singers and instrumentalists who sing and play at the 11:00 a.m. Mass with the 1st Sunday of each month off. Music reading skills are not required.

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

 


CHILDREN'S CHOIR...

is open to all children of the parish in grades 1-8. 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: Tuesdays, 3:45 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.   

 

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.

 

 

 

 

instrumentalists

INSTRUMENTALISTS....

 

who are trained in playing a liturgical instrument such as flute, oboe, violin, cello, guitar, trumpet, trombone, and percussion are invited to add their talent to worship during Mass, concerts, or special prayer services.

 

 

 

 



 

MensSchola

MEN'S CHOIR

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 FUNERAL 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 YOUTH CHOIR

 

is a vibrant ensemble of singers and instrumentalists open to all TEENS of the parish. This ensemble sings at the 5:00 p.m. Mass on Sunday evenings from September – May. 

 

Rehearsals: Sundays before Mass