OUR MUSIC MINISTRY
Organists who regularly play for our weekend masses and other liturgical celebrations are Helen Richard and Barbara Delcambre. Helen Richard also plays the organ for most funerals held here at St. Charles.
GUITARISTS & VOCALISTS
Guitarists who regularly play for our weekend masses and other liturgical celebrations are Sammy Acosta, Francis Bourgeois, Curt Chiasson, Paul Sylvest & Herman Waguespack.
Vocalists are: Sammy Acosta, Amy Adams, Jerome Boudreaux, Patti Knoblock, Paul Sylvest, Herman Waguespack & Valerie Waguespack. Occasionally, we are also blessed to have Emily Adams, Camille France, and Steven Toups and other gifted vocalists, lead us in song for our liturgical celebrations.
Our Adult Choir is led by organist, Helen Richard. The choir sings annually for the 4:00 PM Vigil Mass on Christmas Eve, as well as for other special liturgical celebrations throughout the year.
New Members are welcome to join the choir at any time. Please contact Helen Richard or the Administration Office if you are interested in becoming a member of the Adult Choir.
We'd LOVE to have you!
SUGGESTED MUSIC SELECTIONS
NOTE TO MUSICIANS FROM FR. CARL & THE LITURGY COMMITTEE
During the Advent Season, we will sing the Penitential Rite with the verses (the Lord Have Mercy), but not the Gloria. As you know, the Gloria is omitted during the Advent and Lenten Seasons. For Advent and the Christmas Season, we will sing a common Memorial Acclamation (Mystery of Faith); the third option which is “Save us, Savior of the World, for by your Cross and Resurrection you have set us free.”
The following are general Liturgical reminders:
Please announce each hymn before singing, the number and the book it is taken from. Also, if the the Responsorial Psalm is sung, please wait about 5 to 10 seconds after the first reading in order to allow time for reflection on what was just read.
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