Adult Choirs

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St. Raphael Choir
10:45 Mass
Rehearsals Thursdays 7:30 – 9:30 pm

The St. Raphael Choir ministers at the 10:45am Mass and many special liturgies and events through out the year (Sept thru Pentecost). This choir uses music of many styles and genres from the great classical composers to the music of our time and church today. All singers of varied  backgrounds and experience are welcome (high school thru adult).


Alive Choir
Bi-Monthly 5:00 pm Mass
Rehearsals Wednesdays 8:00 – 9:30 pm

Alive is our contemporary choir that ministers twice a month at the 5:00pm Saturday vigil mass (Sept thru Pentecost).  This group consists of high school age thru adults who use the parish repertoire and music of contemporary and praise genre of both Christian and Roman Catholic composers today.


Disciples of Faith Choir
Bi-Monthly 5:00 pm Mass
Rehearsals Wednesdays 7:30 – 9:00 pm

Disciples of Faith, a contemporary group of singers who minister twice a month at the 5:00pm Saturday Vigil Mass and rehearse twice a month on Wednesdays from 7:30-9:00pm. This group is looking for people who love to sing and want to share their faith in song.


Spirit Voices
8th Grade through Young Adults
Rehearals Wednesdays 6:00 – 7:30 pm

Spirit Voices usually minister at the weekly 12:30pm Teen Mass and various events throughout the year. This group lives up to its name: a spirited group of singers and instrumentalists adding a heightened experience of sung prayer at worship.


Resurrection Choir

The Resurrection Choir is open to all those who love to sing and are available to minister in a short notice for parish funerals. A very rewarding ministry, this choir allows us to sing for many of our grieving parish family members at their time of need. Phone trees and e-mail notices are sent directly to the members with rehearsals set prior to the liturgy (usually a half hour before the funeral). This choir also ministers at the special All Soul’s parish Mass and for Triduum Morning Prayer, during Holy Week.


Hand Bell Choir

Handbell Choir is an intergenerational ensemble (high school on up) who minister periodically throughout the year at week-end liturgies and special services throughout the year. Intermediate to advance bell scores require some music reading ability. Rehearsals are weekly on Wednesday evening from 7-8:00pm (Sept. thru May).


 

Contact: Julie Frazier at (630) 615-7611 or jfrazier@st-raphael.com