in the liturgy aspires to touch and express that part of
ourselves which is beyond words. Our parish music ministers
serve God, the liturgy and our worshipping community by
leading, supporting and enhancing our sung prayer.
ministry includes cantors, accompanists, choirs and
are currently four regular choirs at St. Catherine’s:
- 10:30 Choir sings
weekly at the 10:30 Mass, often in 3 or 4 part harmony. Teens
and adults are always welcome to join. We rehearse on
Thursdays at 7:00 PM.
- Noon Choir sings
twice a month at the 12:00 Mass and on special feast days.
Harmonies are added both from printed music and by ear. Teens
and adults are always welcome to join. We rehearse on Mondays
at 7:00 PM.
- Junior Choir
sings about once a month at 9:00 Mass during the school year.
Children and teens in grades 5 and up are welcome to join as
singers or instrumentalists. We work out our rehearsal
schedule to fit the group.
- Children’s Choir sings about once a month at the 9:00
Mass during the school year. Children from second semester
kindergarten through 4th grade are welcome to join.
We rehearse on Thursday afternoons.
music ministers also provide music for special feasts and
- Christmas Concert
Choir offers a program before Midnight Mass. The 10:30
Choir recruits members to join them for this special seasonal
- Children’s Christmas Choir sings at the Christmas Eve
This special choir also recruits one-time members.
choirs sing for Holy
Thursday and Confirmation.
Choir assists with music for First
Choir sings occasionally for monthly Masses at
more information about any aspect of Music Ministry at St.
Sister Anne Marie McKenna, BVM
Director of Music and Liturgy
is good to praise the Lord,
and make music to your name…”