Music Ministry

The Music Ministry of Saint Thomas the Apostle is a vibrant, volunteer-centered program that serves the Parish Community in all aspects of liturgical life.

Our choirs maintain an active rehearsal and liturgy schedule, which seeks to provide music of the highest possible quality for our parish liturgies. The following list contains information about each of our parish choirs and ensembles and contact information for the corresponding directors.

Parish Choir

In addition to 10:30 am Mass each Sunday, the Parish Choir sings for Christmas Midnight Mass and the Great Easter Vigil as well as for other feast days and special liturgies. The Choir’s repertoire covers the entire range of traditional Catholic liturgical music. For information on joining, please contact Justin Connors at (732) 251-4000 x 8216 or justinconnors678@gmail.com.

Rehearsals are Thursday evenings from 7:30-9:30 pm in the church.

Family Choir Ensemble

The Family Choir sings at the Sunday 9:00 am Mass. Under the direction of Rachel Gavin, the Choir offers a flair-filled mix of contemporary Catholic styles. Call Rachel at (732) 651-8292 for more information.

Rehearsals are Wednesdays at 7:30-9:00 pm in the church.

Children’s Choir

Directed by Justin Connors, the Children’s Choir sings for the monthly liturgy from October to May, and additionally for Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and First Holy Communions. Children in Grades 2-8 from all schools as well as home-schooled are invited. For information on joining, please contact Justin Connors at (732) 251-4000 x 8216 or justinconnors678@gmail.com.

Rehearsals are every Thursday from 3:30-4:15 pm in church.

The Filipino Choir

Provides music for our additional liturgies offered for Christmas Day and Easter Sunday when we have simultaneous masses in both the church and auditorium. Please contact Justin Connors at (732) 251-4000 x 8216 or justinconnors678@gmail.com.