Music  Ministry at Christ Our Hope

  • The primary music "ensemble" at all liturgies at  Christ Our Hope Catholic Church is the gathered assembly itself. The parish is known for its "full, active and conscious" participation in the liturgy through robust congregational singing - singing supported by volunteer Psalmists, Cantors, Leaders of Song, and instrumentalists.

    Please contact the Pastoral Assistant for Music, Thomas Varas, at for more information. 

    9:30 AM Mass 

    The singing of the assembly at the Sunday Morning Mass is supported by parishioners with Psalmists, Cantors, Leaders of Song, pianist.

    5:00 PM Misa, en español

    El coro esta formado por un grupo de jóvenes voluntarios que apoyan con su voz e instrumentos.

    7:00 PM Mass

    The singing of the assembly at the Sunday Evening Mass September through June is supported by the Choir of Hope with Psalmists, Cantors, Leaders of Song, pianist, violin. The ministry of the Choir of Hope frequently is supported by outstanding volunteer string players, percussionists and brass.

    The Choir of Hope is a non-auditioned choir which supports the assembly singing at the Sunday Evening 7:00  Mass, September through June.  The choir is open to every one who wishes to make a "joyful noise to the Lord"-- Catholic or non-Catholic, trained or beginner, old or young,

    The Choir rehearses Tuesdays 7:30 - 9:00 and Sundays 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm.  Members may schedule free, private, music coaching sessions with the director.

    Choir of Hope was founded by Jean Mishler in Advent 2015.   The choir has grown from the original 2 or 3 singers to the present 25 plus singers.   The repertory includes Medieval and Renaissance music, African American Spirituals, folk music from various traditions, music from the Taize Community and new music composed for the ensemble. 

    Interested in joining a choir or have questions? You can fill out the online question form by clicking here, and completing the inquiry - just make sure to specify "music". 

    You can also call the office anytime:  (206)448-8826