Saint Gregory Cantors

Cantors provide musical leadership at all Masses, as well as Holy Days of Obligation, weddings, funerals, and prayer services. The Cantor ministry is open to qualified singers by audition.

The Cantor helps the congregation enter more fully into the mystery of God through music. The cantor leads the assembly into full song, and proclaims the Psalm with clarity and beauty.

When do cantors rehearse? 30 minutes before the Mass you are singing, and as-needed in group rehearsals with other cantors.
When do cantors sing? Every Mass has a cantor, and cantors are scheduled on weekly or bi-weekly basis.
Who can join? Singers with a confident vocal ability, ability to learn music, ability to sightread at an intermediate level, and clear diction for the proclamation of the Psalm.
Interested? Contact Edward Atkinson (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / 202-281-0516)

Patronage of Saint Gregory the Great

Many liturgical reforms are attributed to Saint Gregory the Great (or Pope Gregory I), but most famously is the standardization and documentation of the sacred tradition of chant. As a patron saint of musicians, singers, students, and teachers, Saint Gregory is an appropriate patron for cantors. Cantors, who sing, teach, and lead the congregation in the music of the liturgy, model themselves after this great doctor of the Church.

Questions?

Contact Edward Atkinson / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / 202-281-0516

Annunciation Catholic Church Strategic Plan 2016-2019

strategy compassThat this strategic plan for 2016 to 2019 is accepted and endorsed by the Annunciation Catholic Church Parish Council of Brazil, Indiana.

The Parish Council further accepts the responsibility of assisting the Pastor in the oversight of this plan’s implementation and of conducting a regular review of its progress and any needed adjustments or modifications to the plan as needed during its implementation cycle.

Click here to view and download our strategic plan.

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Reconciliation
Saturdays from 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Sundays from 8:00am - 8:45 am
First Saturdays from 9:00am - 11:00am
After every daily Mass

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Mass & Adoration Times

Weekend Mass Times
First Presbyterian Church 210 N. Walnut, Brazil, IN
Saturday: 4:00pm
Sunday: 8:30am

Weekday Mass Times
Parish Center Basement
Tuesday: 5:30pm Latin Mass
Wednesday: 5:30pm

First Sunday Monthly Adoration & Confession
Clay County Hospital
9:00am - 11:00am followed by Benediction at 12:30pm

Last Sunday Monthly Adoration
10:00am - 1:00pm followed by Benediction at 12:30pm

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