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  • Virtual Workshops:    Cantor Series

    The National Association of Pastoral Musicians (National Organization) is collaborating once again with Liturgy Training Publications (LTP) to provide a series of Virtual Workshops especially designed for the parish cantor! In these workshops you will gain liturgical knowledge, engage in spiritual growth, and develop or enhance the musical skills needed to lead the assembly in prayer and song.  The series includes:

    • The Cantor’s Tune-Up:  October 15, 2019, 7:30 pm ET
    • The Cantor as Psalmist:  October 29, 2019, 7:30 pm ET
    • The Cantor as Animator of the Assembly:  November 12, 2019, 7:30 pm ET

    Cost: $40
    Register Here

  • Looking to Have a Workshop for Your Liturgical Ministers?

    Are your cantors or choir members in need of training on the basics of the ministry? Could your lectors or extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion use a "refresher" course or a day of reflection? Board Members of the Scranton Chapter of the National Association of Pastoral Musicians are here to help and are willing to travel to provide a workshop or session for your parish ministers.  Some potential topics include:

    • Choir Basics: Making the Most of Out of What You’ve Got
    • The Body of Christ: Our Identity and Purpose
    • Reading vs. Proclaiming: The Role of the Lector
    • Fostering Sung Prayer: Synchronizing the Organist, Cantor, Choir and Assembly
    • Not Just a Pretty Voice: The Cantor as a Leader of Prayer

    Please contact David Baloga at 570-207-2213, ext. 1158 or at David-Baloga@dioceseofscranton.org to discuss how we can help address your parish’s needs.