Music Ministries

High School and College ChoirsWe have several choirs and musical groups which enhance our Sunday services and special occasions.  For information or to join us, please contact Carl Opat at 219-678-8726 or e-mail me at e-mail me


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Carl's Corner

This is a collection of links and information I find interesting.  I hope you do too!

  • Interesting blog by Father Martin, S.J.  visit for some liturgical Wit and Wisdom.


Recording of our Liturgical Ensemble singing "I Know that My Redeemer Lives."  Wow!

Magnificat  Decorative picture of large choir

Our Choirs (someday) of the future!!!!!!! You can make it happen.



Choirs are starting soon! 

  • The Chancel Choir (9 am Mass) practice on Thursdays at 6:30 pm
  • The members of our Liturgical Ensemble sing at the 11 am liturgy on Sunday  practice at 10 am Sundays 
  • Cantors are always needed for all Masses.  If you can carry a tune and like to sing, see me.
  • Children's choir sings during the school year, Aug - May at the 5 pm Mass on the second Sunday of each month and for special occassions. Children from grades 2 thru 8 are welcome, both School and Religious Education Children are invited to become members. 
  • Resurrection Choir leads the assembly in song at all funerals at St. Agnes.  No scheduled practices and if you are free, you come to help lead.  You are called when a funeral is scheduled.
  • The Bell Choir rings at the 5 pm Mass the first Saturday of each month.  Meet at 3:30 for practice.  Open to 5th grade thru adults.
  • The choir season is from September through Pentecost Sunday (usually in mid-June)
  • We use various instrumets at Mass, if you are proficient on an instrument, contact me.
  • Questions, please call me at 219-678-8726 or e-mail me
  • J.S.Bach video I found on line.  Virtual recording    Jesu Mein Fruende   
  • David Kaufmann's Magnificat     Tom Fagan, vocalist
  • Dan Schutte  Holy Darkness   Susan Pawlak, vocalist