Music Ministry

St. Mary’s Church is blessed to have many different music groups, each with their own style, to enhance the liturgy and enable the assembly to pray. The goal of each of these groups is to support, encourage, and nurture active participation of the assembly. Membership for all music groups (except the Children’s Choir) is open to adults and young adults of high school age. Previous musical and/or choral training is a plus, but not necessary.

Caritas Choir provides musical leadership at the 11:30 a.m. Mass on Sundays from September through June and sings at the Midnight Mass for Christmas. Musical selections are both traditional and contemporary. This choir rehearses on Wednesdays from 7– 9:00 p.m. in the church.

St. Mary’s Band leads the music at the 6 p.m. Mass on Sundays, singing primarily contemporary music. The band rehearses on Tuesdays in the chapel.

Voices of Faith Choir provides musical leadership at the 9:30 a.m. Mass on Sundays throughout the year. This ensemble sings both contemporary and traditional music, generally in four-part harmony. Rehearsals are on Thursdays from 7:30 – 9 p.m. in church.

Children’s Choir in grades two through eight are invited to join the Children’s Choir. The choir sings six times per year at various Mass times. Two rehearsals are held prior to each Mass.

The Handbell Choir plays once a month October through May at 9:30 a.m. Mass.  Rehearsals are Thursdays at 6 p.m.

If interested in more information on our music ministries, please contact:

Donna Allan, Liturgical Director
Phone: 716-688-9380
Email: liturgy@stmaryswormville.org