Author Archive: Joy Viceroy

Musical Musings from Joy

Thank you to EVERYONE who came up to sing with us for this weekend’s Open Sing. We were thrilled to have you, and are sincerely hoping you’ll consider joining us full-time next fall. In a couple of weeks, I will be making the trek to Baltimore, Maryland for the National Association of Pastoral Musicians’ (NPM) […]

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Announcements

The KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS will host a dinner on Saturday, June 23rd. All men and their families are invited. Please see the bulletin insert for more details. On Tuesday, June 26th, Resurrection will host ALAN AMES for a healing Mass and service. Please see the bulletin for more details. The first OPEN SING of the […]

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Musical Musings from Joy

Next weekend, we will have our first Open Sing of the year. We’ve had one before and I’ve mentioned it in previous articles, but I’m still getting some questions. Hopefully this will help you decide whether or not you want to take part! What is an “Open Sing”? An Open Sing is the opportunity to […]

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Musical Musings from Joy

As the school year draws to a close, so does the 2017-2018 Music Ministry. This was the most fulfilling year I could have hoped for, and I hope those of you who are with us regularly got to witness their gifts and talents, too. To say I am proud of and humbled by them is […]

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Musical Musings from Joy

Many don’t realize that staying in Ireland after my two years in Wexford were up wasn’t an “automatic” thing. In fact, I decided pretty late in the game that I was going to take a leap of faith and turn down a full scholarship/assistantship offer at an American college in order to attend the Irish […]

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Musical Musings from Joy

One of my greatest joys over the two years I served in Wexford was producing fully-staged, musical plays based on the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. I inherited the project from an alumna of House of Brigid, (who happened to be a music, theatre, AND French classmate of mine at Saint Mary’s!), and […]

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Announcements

Resurrection will offer VIRTUS TRAINING on Monday, May 7th at 6PM. This is a great time to complete training ahead of next year’s Back-to-School! Please go to our website to sign up or call the parish office. The next FUSION EVENT is Friday, May 11th from 6-7:30PM. The topic for the evening is the FAMILY […]

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Musical Musings from Joy

Firstly, hearty congratulations to all of those who received the Sacraments of Confirmation and First Communion this weekend. I cannot wait to share more fully in the faith and the Table with so many of you. A special shout out to those First Communicants who are also members of the Children’s Choir! (I hope you […]

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Musical Musings from Joy

I took some time to travel to Europe after Easter, and was blessed to celebrate Divine Mercy Sunday in St. Mark’s Basilica. The current Byzantine-style structure has been in place since the 11th century. For those of you who may not know, (I certainly didn’t before this trip,) the tomb of St. Mark the Evangelist […]

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Musical Musings from Joy

The National Association for Pastoral Musicians (NPM) has a special place in my heart. As the top professional organization in my field, there are countless opportunities for networking, enhancing one’s spiritual life, and honing one’s craft amongst other like-minded individuals. I have been blessed to be awarded two scholarships by NPM that aided in my […]

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