Getting ready…

Hey everyone! I’m excited we will be offering more opportunities to chant Vespers this season.  We will be at St. Monica’s on Sundays (Dec 2, 9, 16), and at St. Blaise on Wednesdays (Dec 5, 12) and for the O Antiphon days (Dec 17-23).  Visit the About page for the Church addresses.   A preparationContinue reading “Getting ready…”

May 10th – Ascension Thursday

Reminder:  Class will be held in the Youth Room (bottom floor) in Founder’s Hall.  Let me know if you plan to join us after attending the 7pm Mass at St. Monica’s. Here is what to expect: We will begin with the Pater Noster, for which I will hand out the music, but I will notContinue reading “May 10th – Ascension Thursday”

Friday in the First Week of Lent

Wonderful job last week!  I think we are off to a great start for the season.  This Friday will be very similar.  During the preparation class, we will go a little more deeply into the specific Psalms for the day, along with introducing the Pater Noster.  I know many of you are already familiar withContinue reading “Friday in the First Week of Lent”

Just some helpful videos

Hi everyone! The First Sunday of Advent is coming up, so I wanted to share some videos to help you become familiar with parts that may be a little more difficult.  Please keep in mind: the purpose of Vespers is prayer – it is okay that we do not sound like a perfectly trained choir.Continue reading “Just some helpful videos”

Friday in Lent – Week 2

Great job, once again, with Vespers last Friday!  I actually think the melodies and Psalms for this week are going to be a little easier than our prior experiences, so you will probably catch on quickly. This week, we will begin singing the Our Father in Latin instead of English.  Many of you are probablyContinue reading “Friday in Lent – Week 2”