Music Ministry
Thank you to all singers and instrumentalists who participated in our
Holy Week and Easter services, whether virtually or in-person!

 
   Accompanists:  Stephen Boyer (10:30), Bruce Brieschke (12:00), Victor Moreno (7:30 & 9:15
      Sacred Heart Chapel)

   Cantors:  Melanie Downey (12:00), Pamela Livorsi (9:15), Megan Marshall (7:30 Sacred Heart                           Chapel), Amanda Zgonina (10:30)

   Instrumentalists:  Joanne Glover, harp (Holy Thursday); John & Liz Mazzocco, violin (10:30);                      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
         Recordings: Take and Eat This Bread; Were You There; So You Must Do; Stay with Me; Our Risen Lord;
              Now the Green Blade Riseth; Surrexit Christus

   Virtual Parish Children’s Choir:  Ella Braun, Leona Carmello, Josephine Casaquite, Maya
      Folsom, Emily Galiano, Lily Kohl, Julia Lucas, Isabella Steik
          Recordings: Christ the Lord Is Risen Again; This Is the Day; Alleluia No. 1 

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MUSIC SELECTIONS AT OUR LITURGIES

April 11: Second Sunday of Easter (Divine Mercy Sunday)
Opening: Hymn of Joy
"HYMN TO JOY" (Beethoven)
Presentation: We Walk by Faith "SHANTI" (Haugen)
Communion: The Hand of the Lord Feeds Us (Janco)
Closing: Jesus Christ Is Risen Today "EASTER HYMN"

April 18: Third Sunday of Easter
Opening: Come, Spread the News
"LASST UNS ERFREUEN"
Presentation: Jesus Christ, Bread of Life (Dvorak, arr. Schaubel)
Communion: In the Breaking of the Bread (Ward); Remember Me (Hommerding)
Closing: Alleluia! Sing to Jesus "HYFRYDOL"

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From the 3.4.21 Diocese of Joliet
Persistence in Guideline Enforcement:

~ Singing is still restricted.
~ A total of 4 musicians is allowed (including cantors).
~ Maximum of two cantors separated by 12 feet from each other and anyone else.
~ No brass or wind instruments are allowed.
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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.