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Breaking news!

Choir Tour to Prague, Austria, and Germany!

May 31-June 9, 2020

Open to Parishioners, Family and Friends!

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Breaking News!  

Choir Tour to Prague, Austria, and Germany! 


All parishioners, family, and friends are invited to join us for a 10-choir journey to Prague, Austria, and Germany from May 31-June 9, 2020. There will be an informative presentation given by Peter's Way Tours on Sunday June 2 after the 9:45am Mass, at 11:30am in Shepherd's Cove.  Join us for some light refreshments and to learn more about the 10-day choir tour that all are invited to join! 

We will begin our tour in Prague, where we will explore the Castle District and Old Town with a special visit to the Church of Our Lady Victorious to venerate the miraculous statue of the Infant Jesus of Prague.  Our concert at the Church of St. Nicholas on the Square promises to be a highlight of the trip.  In Vienna, the "Music Capital of the World," we will explore the city of Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms, and Strauss. We will present two concerts in Vienna at Peterskirche and St. Stephen's Cathedral.  As we travel on to the Baroque city of Salzburg, we will stop to visit the Benedictine Abbey of Melk.  We will participate in The Sound of Music tour which includes sites where the movie was filmed such as the Abbey, Basilica in Mondsee where the wedding of Maria and the Captain took place, and Leopoldskron where the facade of the castle that appeared as the Trapp home in the famous film.  We will sing Sunday Mass at the Salzburg Cathedral, where Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was baptized. We will also visit Neuschwanstein, perhaps the most famous castle in the world, with its Cinderella-style fortress that used to be the home of King Ludwig.  Our tour will conclude in Munich, a city that exudes Bavarian charm with its world famous GlockenspielGoing on an international tour with our very own Jesus the Good Shepherd Choir will be an unforgettable experience!  You will join us along every concert and pilgrimage to some of the most famous music sites in the world.  Peter's Way Tours is our premiere touring company that hosts choir tours and religious pilgrimages.  They take care of all the bookings and details of the performances at some of the greatest cathedrals, basilicas, churches and shrines throughout the world. 

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The Music Ministry at CCJGS is a combination of volunteer and professional musicians actively enriching the liturgy and worship of Mass. The music at CCJGS is a very important aspect of liturgy, and helps develop the tone of each Mass that it supports. There are four opportunities is sing or play in choir! On special occasions, like Covenant Sunday, all choirs join together to create the Covenant Choir. If you would like more information about joining the music ministry here at Jesus the Good Shepherd, please contact the Music Director, Katie Evans, at music@ccjgs.org. 202-427-7796

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Rehearsals:

  • 8:00am - 10:45 Adult Choirs: Thursdays, 7-8:30pm

  • Youth Choir: Sundays 4:00pm before the 5:00pm Mass, monthly rotation for participation.

  • Children's Choir: Wednesdays, 3-4pm (email for alternatives), monthly rotation for participation.


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