All are invited to attend the Annual Diocesan Celebration of Saint Cecilia Sing
WHAT: Solemn Vespers
WHEN: 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013
WHERE: St. Boniface Catholic Church, 510 N. Lincoln St., Bay City
Bay City – On the Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe, Solemn Vespers will be celebrated to mark this year’s annual celebration of Saint Cecilia Sing, sponsored by the Diocesan Music Committee in conjunction with the National Association of Pastoral Musicians. Choir members from Saint James and Saint Boniface parishes along with diocesan choir members, cantors, and instrumentalists will take part in the celebration.
Saint Cecilia is the patroness of musicians and her feast day is celebrated on Nov. 22. Each year, on the Sunday nearest her feast, the diocesan musicians present a concert or celebrate a liturgy, honoring their patron, in conjunction with musicians all over the country who are members of NPM (National Association of Pastoral Musicians). All are invited and encouraged to attend.
The Catholic Diocese of Saginaw was established by Pope Pius XI on Feb. 26, 1938. Today, it includes 6,955 square miles across Arenac, Bay, Clare, Gladwin, Gratiot, Huron, Isabella, Midland, Sanilac, Saginaw and Tuscola counties.
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