Music Ministry

The Ministry of Music at St. Patrick – St. Anthony is an opportunity to help lead the congregation in song. Through the gift of music we bring beauty to the Liturgy, and work to unify the worshiping community in the sung prayers. If you are drawn to this ministry of service, please don’t hesitate to reach out to Alex Navas, Director of Liturgy and Music, for more information.

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 Adult Choir: Mixed Ensemble

A group of singers that leads and provides music on a weekly basis. We are always welcoming more men and women to join our regular music ministry. Required are a love of music, an open mind to learn new things, a passion for Christ, and a willingness to serve.

Style of Music: Varied sacred music with Choral Part Singing.

Sing: Weekly on Sundays (Mass times dependent)

Practice: Thursday 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

 

Adult Choir: Seasonal

A group of musicians that join us during the special seasons of the church calendar, which include Advent, Christmas, Lent, and Easter. This is a great opportunity for someone to try the ministry of music before they commit on a weekly basis. Required are a love of music, an open mind to learn new things, a passion for Christ, and a willingness to serve.

Style of Music: Varied sacred music with Choral Part Singing.

Sing: Seasonally at Advent, Christmas, Lent and Easter

Practice: Seasonal (reach out to Director for more details)

 

Lifeteen Band / Youth Musicians

A youthful group of musicians serving the community through their energy, faith, and love of music. Members between 6th – 12th grades are encouraged to join, but the young at heart are welcome as well.  Required are a love of music, an open mind to learn new things, a passion for Christ, and a willingness to serve.

Style of Music: Modern Sacred Music, limited part singing

Sing: Once a month at the 11:00 Mass

Practice: Wednesday 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

  

Children’s Choir

Children aged 6-12 coming together to make a joyful noise to the Lord primarily for the Christmas Season.

Participants: Children age 6-12 (taking into consideration their ability to read)

Sing: Christmas Eve at the 4:00 PM Mass (and the Children’s Pageant)

Practice: Monday 5:45 pm – 6:20 pm (after crew)

 

Instrumentalist

There is always a need and interest to have instrumentalists join our ministry to add beauty to the liturgy through their particular gifts and talents. Please reach out to the director if you are interested in joining and we can see where your instrument may be needed most!

 

Cantors 

The program for training Cantors is currently being built. The ministry of Cantor is not one of performance, but one of leadership through service. If you are interested in being a part of this ministry please speak with the Director to set up an assessment.