St. James Choirs
Name of Organization: 8:30 Choir
Key Contact: Jonathan Banzuela
Contact information: JAJBanz@gmail.com
Purpose of organization: To lead the music during the 8:30 Mass
Meeting Time and Place: Practices are held
Invitation to new members: We invite new members to join us to praise the Lord.
Other: Instrumentalists are welcome!
The 11:00 choir members also accept responsibility for extra feast and celebrations such as Festival of Lessons and Carols, Christmas ‘midnight’ carol service, January 1st, Ash Wednesday, the liturgies during the Triduum. Choir for Funerals and Weddings and special anniversaries can be requested.
On the First Sunday of the month, the Children sing at the 11:00 Mass. The children also lead the music for the First Communion Mass in the Octave of Easter and present a selection during the Festival of Lessons and Carols.
Choirs for the Celebration
of the Eucharist at St. James
Offering praise and thanks to God in song is integral to the Liturgy. Singing by the people is essential. Music ministers help the gathered assembly fulfill their right and duty to participate fully, consciously and actively. If you love to sing, join the choir! All choirs practice in the Church.