Music Ministries

Music Ministry

Welcome to St. Joseph’s Church Music Ministry!

God has bestowed upon his people the gift of song. God dwells within each human person, in the place where music takes its source. Indeed, God, the giver of song, is present whenever his people sing his praises. (Sing To the Lord: Music In Divine Worship)


The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has the responsibility for all matters relating to the Liturgy. Their most recent publication "Sing to the Lord: Music in Divine Worship" can be found on this site: USCCB Divine Worship

Visit this link for contemporary Catholic music: Spirit and Song

Oregon Catholic Press is our current missal publisher. Visit their website for music and liturgy resources.

"I desire, in accordance with the request advanced by the Synod Fathers, that Gegorian chant be suitably esteemed and employed as the chant proper to the Roman liturgy" -- Pope Benedict XVI Sacramentum Caritatis. Visit this website to learn more about Gregorian chant and to listen to some Latin mass chants and hymns.