WELCOME TO ST. MARTIN DE PORRES MUSIC MINISTRY!
Mrs. Jackie Hourani
Mrs. Nicki Collins, Sat Evening/Sun Morning
Mrs. Maria Otte, Sunday Evening
Youth Choir: Wednesdays 5 – 6 PM.
Teen Choir: Two Sundays a month, 3:30 – 4:45 PM
Parish Choir: Every Wednesday evening from early Sept. through mid-June, 6:30- 8:30 PM in the Nativity Center.
Cantors: Once a month on Wednesday
MUSIC MINISTRY NOTES
The Music Ministry is an opportunity to pray twice, improve musicianship, make lasting friendships, and return to God the talents He has bestowed to us.
The Children’s Choir sings at the 9:30 AM Sunday Family Mass each week from the end of Sept.
through mid-June. Grades 1 – 5 are welcome to join us. The children’s choir rehearses on Wednesdays from 5 – 6 PM in the church. We sing contemporary as well as traditional hymns.
Our Teen Choir is comprised of teens in grades 6 through 12. (College Students are welcome too!) This is a choir, which sings traditional as well as contemporary hymns during mass. We sing twice a month at the Sunday 5 PM Mass.Our rehearsals are in the choir loft of the church on Sunday afternoons, 3:30 PM prior to the 5:00 PM Mass.
This choir is open to all adults, high school age on up! We sing at the 11:30 Sunday Mass from early Sept. through mid-June as well as Taize Services, Feast Days, Holy Days, the Parish Mission and Holy Week. We sing a variety of musical styles to provide a well-balanced music ministry to our diverse parish needs. We practice on Wednesday evenings from
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM in the Nativity Center.
The cantors provide music leadership to our parish during the weekend Saturday/Sunday Masses as well as feast and holy days. The cantor is not a soloist that the congregation should just listen to without participating. He/she leads the congregation in worship providing vocal strength and knowledge of the liturgy. The cantor encourages the congregation to sing. An audition is required to cantor. The ability to read music is also required to cantor. We have joint cantor rehearsals sporadically throughout the year.
Instrumentalists are welcome to join any of our three choirs. The knowledge of music theory and performance experience is required.
The Christmas music schedule is as follows:
Christmas concert beginning at 9:30 PM.
~New Members Are Always Welcome~
For more information call or e-mail
Mrs. Jackie Hourani
Music is an important part of our liturgy. Please volunteer your time and talent to help our ministry grow!