Chorister

Sisters -  Chorister Medal 2.2.13

Rose and Sparkles received a ribbon and medal for their Chorister advancement on the feast of the Purification

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The annual ConferRSCMral of Medals and Ribbons of the Royal School of Church Music took place at our parish. Ten new choristers, including Sparkles, received the medal of the Royal School which represents two years of hard work in sight-singing, music theory, voice production and Gregorian Chant.  Others received various colored ribbons representing further work and testing in the Chorister Training Program of the Royal School.  Rose received her Purple Ribbon, signifying that she has successfully completed the entire training program.  Deo Gratias!

ECF first Chorister Medal 2.2.13ECF Last Chorister Medal 2.2.13ECF flower bouquet frm nina

Flower bouquet from Sparkles’ Nina

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And by such music we express the spiritual joy of our hearts in this heavenly function, and excite ourselves therein to holy jubilation and devotion. Divine love and praise are the work of the heart, without which all words or exterior signs are hypocrisy and mockery. Yet as we are bound to consecrate to God our voices and all our organs and faculties, and all creatures which we use, so we ought to employ them all in magnifying his sanctity, greatness, and glory, and sometimes to accompany our interior affections of devotion with the most expressive exterior signs.  ~Taken from Vol. III of "The Lives or the Fathers, Martyrs and Other Principal Saints" by the Rev. Alban Butler

5 comments:

  1. Congratulations!!! How wonderful!!

    I have never heard of such a thing and I would love for my kids to have such an opportunity. Is this a program in your parish? Is there information anywhere I could send to our choir director?

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  2. Beyond beautiful...You must be so grateful to God to see such grace and wonder unfold from all of your sacrificial miles! I admire such gifts of your community and feel so happy for you and your family!!

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  3. Awesome! I've never heard of this. Oh I'd love to like where there's a parish with such beautiful opportunities...Blessings to you these last few weeks of pregnancy!

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  4. What a wonderful honor!! Congratulations!!

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  5. Thank you for the kind comment you left on my blog. What a beautiful family you have and what a wonderful testimony you have given. May Little Jesus Bless YOU!

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