Music Ministry
Many thanks to all who shared their musical gifts with us whether  
virtually or in-person this Christmas!
Accompanists:  Stephen Boyer (Elmhurst University), Bruce Brieschke (Sacred Heart Chapel), Erin Lawrence (3pm Gym)
Cantors:  Stephen Boyer (Elmhurst University), Melanie Downey (4pm Sacred Heart Chapel), Pamela Livorsi (10:30am Sacred Heart Chapel), Megan Marshall (3pm Gym & 6pm Sacred Heart Chapel), Amanda Zgonina (12:30 Sacred Heart Chapel)
Instrumentalists:  Frances Marshall, cello (3pm Gym); Johanna Beth Sennett, flute (Virtual Parish Choir recordings)
Virtual Parish Choir:  Kari Conkle, Sue Conley, Toni Esker, Marilyn Fitzpatrick, Jim Flatley, Judith Michalski, Gillian O’Hara, Joe Thornton
Virtual Parish Children’s Choir:  Ava Bolt, Ella Braun, Leona Carmello, Josephine Casaquite, Maya Folsom, Emily Galiano, Cami Hill, Mary Hill, Lily Kohl, Julia Lucas, Violet Murphy, Isabella Steik


January 10: Baptism of the Lord
Opening: To Jordan Jesus Humbly Came
Presentation: Songs of Thankfulness and Praise "SALZBURG" (Hintze)
Communion: Jesus Christ, the Long-Awaited "CORDE NATUS" (Piae Cantiones/Hommerding);
Carol at the Manger
Closing: When John Baptized by Jordan’s River "RENDEZ A DIEU" (Bourgeois)

January 17: 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time
Opening: Let All the Earth Praise You "DUKE STREET" (Tietze)
Presentation: The Summons "KELVINGROVE" (Scottish traditional, arr. Bell)
Communion: Here I Am, Lord (Ward); Here I Am, O God (Warner)
Closing: I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say "KINGSFOLD, CMD"
(Trad. English folk song, harm. Vaughan Williams)


The Diocese of Joliet Office of the Bishop issued the following revised
guidelines regarding music at liturgies on November 19, 2020:

~ Parishes may have up to 4 total music people (singers and instrumentalists).
~ Singers must have 12’ distance between them and any others at the service.
~ Instrumentalists (no wind or brass) must have 6’ distance between them and others. 
Face masks are required.

~ No songs that the parishioners might sing are to be selected.
~ Parishes are still encouraged to use pre-recorded music.
~ In-person Lessons and Carols using choirs are prohibited this year.
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There are many opportunities to share your musical gifts with our parish community! 
Please contact Director of Music Lisa Grisolia for more information.
[email protected]
Music Ministry office: 630-530-3489
Cantor (high school - adult)
Cantors are solo singers that lead the congregation at Masses throughout the year. 
Parish Choir (high school - adult)

The Parish Choir is a mixed vocal ensemble that sings at Sunday 9am Mass September through May, as well as 11pm Mass on Christmas Eve and services during Holy Week. 
Contemporary Ensemble (high school - adult)
The Contemporary Ensemble provides music for Sunday 5:15pm Mass throughout the year, led by Kristen Suwanski.
Teen Choir (8th grade - high school)
The Teen Choir sings at Sunday 11:30am Mass once a month, September through May.

Junior Cantor (6th - 8th grade)
Junior Cantors are solo singers that lead the congregation at our Sunday Family Masses.
Parish Children’s Choir (3rd - 5th grade)
The Parish Children’s Choir sings at Sunday Family Masses as well as 3pm Mass on Christmas Eve. 

Cherub Choir (1st & 2nd grade)
The Cherub Choir sings at the K-1st grade and 2nd grade Family Masses.

Instrumentalists (youth - adult)
Instrumentalists of all kinds are welcome to play at Masses throughout the year.