Sunday, December 4, 2016

Extended practices / Mass Trade Next Week

Hello choir,

We will be having extended practices every Friday till December 23rd.  We have a lot of songs to review so please do your homework and review these Advent and Christmas songs found on the right sidebar of this page.  

Next Sunday, December 11, is a mass trade.  Mass scheduled at 11am, call time is 10am in my classroom.

Thank you for your hard work and efforts for our choir.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Choir practice Extended this Friday, 12/2 - Caroling on Sunday on campus

Good afternoon,

Extended practice: Due to our heavy schedule, Christmas coming up, and additional songs, we will have extended practice on Friday, 12/2 from 4:00 - 5:30pm in the choir loft.

Added to the schedule:  We (both children's choirs) have been invited for caroling at St. Michael Academy's St. Nick breakfast.  We will be singing on Sunday, December 4 at 11:15am in the parish hall.  Call time on Sunday is 11:00am in my classroom. Please wear Christmas festive clothes (reds, whites, casual, hats are welcome) for this event... we will then change into our advent seasonal purple clothes after caroling.

New song list posting: There is a new format for our song list display.  On the top right of the page.  Click on the link to see the spreadsheet of the song list, schedule, and mass parts till January. Please check it out, there are some new songs on there that we'll need you to practice at home.  

Friday, November 25, 2016

Choir Practice cancelled Friday - 11/25/2016

Hello choir,

Our practice has been cancelled for today 11/25/2016.  We will meet on Sunday at 12 noon for practice instead.  Thank you and Happy Thanksgiving to you  and your family!!

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Schedule for the Month of December

Hi Choir, please mark your calendars 😃 Christmas is almost here and we'll be having a busy schedule.
Bold marks changes in scheule

  • Friday, December 2 - Practice 
  • Sunday, December 4 - 2nd Sunday of Advent - Regular schedule color (purple)
  • Friday, December 9 - Practice 
  • Sunday, December 11 - 11:30am Mass (TRADE) Call time: 10:30 in music room (rose pink or SMA uniform)
  • Friday, December 16 - Practice
  • Sunday, December 18 - 3rd Sunday of Advent - regular schedule: Color (purple)
  • Wednesday, December 21 - HS choir sings for Simbang Gabi mass 7pm.  Call time 6:15pm
  • Friday, December 23, Practice
  • Saturday, December 24, - 4 pm Mass - Call time is 2:00pm Begin singing for congregation by 3:30pm.  Attire: Sunday Festive Best!
  • We are off for the rest of the month
  • 12/25  and 1/1 We are not scheduled to serve for these masses.  

We will keep you updated as to new scheduled appointments.  Meanwhile please mark your calendars.  

Songs for 11/27/ 2016 - 1st Sunday of Advent

First Sunday of Advent
Date: 11/27/16
Time: 1pm HS
Location: St. Michael
Season: Advent

Call to Worship 

Introductory Rites 
Entrance ChantO Come, O Come, Emmanuel (VENI, VENI, EMMANUEL) J3-274 
Kyrie SettingMissa Emmanuel - Chanted A Capella

Liturgy of the Word 
First ReadingIsaiah 2:1-5
Responsorial PsalmLet us go rejoicing to the house of the Lord
Second ReadingRomans 13:11-14
Gospel Acclamation V./ Show us, Lord, your love; and grant us your salvation. R./
GospelMatthew 24:37-44

Blessing of the Advent Wreath 

Liturgy of the Eucharist 
Presentation and Preparation of the GiftsReady the Way (Stephan, Curtis) J3-294 
Holy, Holy, Holy SettingMissa Emmanuel - Chanted A Capella
Eucharistic Prayer Text SettingMissa Emmanuel - Chanted A Capella
Amen SettingMissa Emmanuel - Chanted A Capella

Communion Rite 
Lord's Prayer SettingChanted
Lamb of God SettingMissa Emmanuel - Chanted A Capella
Communion ChantChrist, Be Our Light (Farrell, Bernadette) J3-824 
Communion Chant 2There Is a Longing (Quigley, Anne) J3-649 

Concluding Rites 
Sending ForthEmmanuel (Angrisano, Steve) J3-299