April 3, 2009

Rehearsal dates set throughout archdiocese for 175th anniversary Mass choir

175th Anniversary logoSingers from throughout the archdiocese are invited to participate in the choir for the jubilee Mass celebrating the 175th anniversary of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis beginning at 3 p.m. on May 3 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.

The choir, which will be seated near the altar area in the stadium, is open to anyone of high school age or older.

Choir members are required to participate in two rehearsals. All times are EDT unless indicated otherwise.

The first rehearsal may be chosen from the following options:

  • April 23, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., St. Andrew Church, 235 S. 5th St., Richmond.
  • April 26, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. CDT, St. Paul Church, 814 Jefferson St., Tell City.
  • April 27, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., St. Bartholomew Church, 1306 27th St., Columbus.
  • April 28, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral, 1347 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis.
  • April 28, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., St. Margaret Mary Church, 2405 S. Seventh St., Terre Haute.
  • April 29, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., St. Mary Church, 302 E. McKee St., Greensburg.
  • April 29, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., St. Mary of the Knobs Church, 3033 Martin Road, Floyds Knobs.
  • April 30, 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., St. Charles Borromeo Church, 222 E. Third St., Bloomington.
  • April 30, 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral, 1347 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis.

The second rehearsal will be held on May 3 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Lucas Oil Stadium.

At the first rehearsal, choir members will receive a music booklet for the Mass. They will also need a copy of the mixed four-part setting of “The Lord Is My Shepherd,” based on Psalm 23 and written by Thomas Matthews, available at the rehearsal for $2.

(To register for the choir, send your name with the date and location of the initial rehearsal you will attend to worship@archindy.org or call 800-382-9836, ext. 1483, or 317-236-1483.) †

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