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Hymnal Stories

 

Building a stronger music ministry

From finding a repertoire that meets the needs of an increasingly diverse congregation, to securing resources when parish budgets are tight, learn how communities like yours are finding creative solutions to common challenges Catholic music minsters face today.

 
 
 
Better together

Two music ministry directors at St. Francis of Assisi Parish in San Jose, California, have discovered how easy collaboration between their various parish choir groups can be when you use an OCP hymnal. Watch and find out how they are building a stronger music ministry together.

 
 
 
 

Across the country, music directors are facing similar challenges.
In this series, we share some of the most valuable advice we could find from long-time music ministry directors like you.
Explore these solutions to common music ministry quandaries.

 
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The family parish
Selecting songs for a multigenerational congregation

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The multicultural parish
Preparing music for a bilingual liturgy

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The small parish
Developing your volunteer-run church choir

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The growing parish
Expanding your music ministry along with your community

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