Holy Cross
Catholic Church

2300 Main Street
Batavia, Illinois 60510

Jonathan McLear
Director of Music
(630) 879-4750 x112
fax (630) 879-9502


Holy Cross Catholic Concert Series

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Sing with the Chancel Choir this Lent!

Have you ever thought about singing in the choir?  Perhaps you wanted to, but were unable to attend Thursday night rehearsals.  Or, maybe you’re looking for an opportunity to do more for our Lord during Lent.  Please consider singing in the Chancel Choir the season of Lent.
Details:
- Open to all high school student through adults.
- Prior singing experience is preferred, but not required.
- Rehearsals during Lent are on Wednesday evenings at 7:30pm in the Church.
- The choir sings at the 9:45am Sunday Mass (we show up a half-hour early to practice before Mass).
- First Lent rehearsal is after the 7pm Ash Wednesday Mass on March 5.
- Interested? Simply come to a rehearsal or email Jon McLear using the “Contact” tab on this page.

1/26/14 Winter Weather

Schola will rehearse on Sunday, January 26 at 7pm in the church.

All music rehearsals on Monday, January 27 are cancelled.

Thanks and stay safe and warm!
Jon McLear and Chris Pesel

Christmas Audio Help

Better late than never?  Thanks for your patience.  Go to this soundcloud playlist for the tracks:

 

Thanks!

Jon

Is God calling you to sing?

He must be, or you wouldn’t be reading this right now…

If you feel called to help lead our parish in worship through music please consider joining one of the following choirs. Call the parish office for more information, see below for more information or simply show up at one of the rehearsals!

ADULT GROUPS (includes high school students)
Chancel Choir
– sings at the 9:45am Mass most Sundays
– rehearses Thursday evenings at 7:30
– next rehearsal is Thursday, August 29

Bell Choir
– plays at the 9:45am Mass one Sunday a month
– rehearses Monday evenings at 7:15
– first rehearsal is Monday, August 26

Resurrection Choir
– sings for funerals at Holy Cross
– rehearses 30 minutes before every funeral
– call or email Jon McLear to get involved

Contemporary Ensemble
– sings for the 8:00am Mass every Sunday
– rehearses every other Saturday morning at 10am
– membership is limited due to space constraints. Contact Jon McLear if you are interested in joining.

Schola Cantorum
– sings at Mass once a month at various times
– rehearses at 7pm on Sunday evenings
– membership is by audition or invitation. Contact Jon McLear if you are interested in joining.

YOUTH CHOIRS
Youth Bell Choir (Grades 3-6)
– play at Mass once a month with the Youth Choir
– rehearses Thursday evenings from 5:30 to 6:15
– next rehearsal is September 5

Youth Choir (Grades 3-6)
– sings at Mass once a month with the Youth Bell Choir
– rehearses Thursday evenings from 6:15 to 7:15
– next rehearsal is September 5

Abbellimenti (Grades 6 through high school)
– plays at Mass once a month with Cantate Deo (see below)
– rehearses Monday evenings from 5:30-6:15
– first rehearsal is on Monday, August 26

Cantate Deo (Grades 6 through high school)
– sings at Mass once a month with Abbellimenti
– rehearses Monday evenings from 6:15-7:15
– first rehearsal is on Monday, August 26