Music Ministry

Seven Last Words

Parish Choir Rehearsals are held each Thursday at 7:30 pm  in the church!  All are welcome! 

Children’s Choir (ages 2nd – 8th grade) rehearsals are every Thursday from 3:30-4:15 in church. 

Family Choir Ensemble rehearsals are every  Wednesday in the church.

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 a.m. 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. Contact Justin Connors at (732) 251-4000 x 8216 or justinconnors678@gmail.com. Rehearsals are Thursday evenings from 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Family Choir Ensemble:  The Family Choir sings at the Sunday 9:00 a.m. Mass and rehearses Wednesdays at 7:30-9:00 p.m. 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.

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.  The choir rehearses on the 1st and 4th Thursdays from 3:30 – 4:15 p.m.  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 .

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 .


 

C. William DeCarlo Memorial Fund

Green envelopes are available at the entrances of the church.  Money will be used for the purchase of Children’s Choir Robes!


 

If you have interest in joining our groups, please feel free to call the Pastoral Center and leave me a message.

My contact information is:

Justin T. Connors
Director of Sacred Music
St. Thomas the Apostle
One St. Thomas Plaza
Old Bridge, NJ 08857
(732) 251-4000 x 8216