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


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MUSIC SELECTIONS AT OUR LITURGIES

January 10: Baptism of the Lord
Opening: To Jordan Jesus Humbly Came
"WINCHESTER NEW" (Havergal)
Presentation: Songs of Thankfulness and Praise "SALZBURG" (Hintze)
Communion: Jesus Christ, the Long-Awaited "CORDE NATUS" (Piae Cantiones/Hommerding);
Carol at the Manger
"JOYOUS LIGHT" (Haugen)
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)


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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.