***EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO PRESENTER ILLNESS*** Second Annual Diocesan Music & Liturgy Institute featuring Father Michael Joncas (Oct. 11 & 12)

Diocese of Grand Rapids - Cathedral Square Center, 360 Division Ave. S., Grand Rapids, MI 49503 View Map
Friday, October 11 - 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

***PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO PRESENTER ILLNESS.*** EMAIL programs@npmgr.org with any questions.

Save the Dates! Friday, October 11, 2019, and Saturday, October 12, 2019 for the 2nd Annual Diocesan Music & Liturgy Institute featuring renowned priest, composer, author, and speaker Father Michael Joncas.

Friday’s presentation topic is “Finding the Sacred in Sound”.  Saturday will be a “mini-convention” with prayer, Father Michael giving a keynote address on the topic of psalms, and breakout sessions.  Contact programs@npmgr.org for more information.  This event is cosponsored by the Diocese of Grand Rapids and the National Association of Pastoral Musicians (GR Chapter). Join fellow musicians and clergy in this exciting opportunity to sing and pray with one of the foremost composers and liturgists in the country.

Institute Schedule:

Friday, Oct. 11 (Cathedral Square)

6:30-7 PM    Registration

7 – 8:20 PM    Keynote – “Searching for the Sacred in Sound” - Fr. J. Michael Joncas 

Reception to follow 

Saturday, Oct. 12 (Catholic Central H.S. Student Center)

8:15 AM.      Morning prayer

9 -10:15 AM.      Keynote – “Singing the Psalms” – Fr. J. Michael Joncas 

(with Spanish translator)

10:30-11:20 AM Breakout A

1 - Continuation on topic of Psalms, Presenter: Fr. J. Michael Joncas (with Spanish translator)

2 - Commitment to Ministry, Presenter: TBA in English

3 - Accompanying Psalms from Organ and Piano, Presenter: Eileen Bockheim

4 - Working with Ensembles, Presenters: Gordon Proulx/Larry Barton, bilingual

11:30-12:20 PM      Lunch

12:30-1:20 PM Breakout B

1 - Continuation on topic of Psalms, Presenter: Fr. Micheal Joncas

2 - Commitment to Ministry, Presenter: TBA in Spanish

3 - Choral workshop, Presenter: Deacon Dennis Rybicki

4 - Cantor Workshop, Presenters: Michelle Ogren & Barbara Witham McCargar

1:30-2 PM     Institute ends with Midday Prayer

Contact Todd Wilkie at programs@npmgr.org for more information, or to register.

If attending Saturday, please inform us of any food allergies.

Cost: Contact Todd Wilkie, programs@npmgr.org for more information, or to register.

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