SATURDAY: Vigil 4:00 pm, 6:00 pm
SUNDAY: 7:15 am, 9:00 am, 11:00 am,
12:45 pm (Spanish), and 5:00 pm
CHILDREN'S LITURGY OF THE WORD
Pre-K-1st Grade during 11 am Mass
Nursery: 1 year to 4 years during the
9:00 am, 11:00 am & 12:45 pm Masses
Monday-Friday 6:45 am (St Andrew Chapel)
Monday-Friday 8:30 am & 12:15 pm
Friday 7:00 pm (en Español)
Saturday 8:30 am (St Andrew Chapel)
MUSIC MINISTRY AT ST. GREGORY THE GREAT PARISH
Tom Tiehel, Music Director
“Those who sing pray twice,” is a well known saying among those in liturgical ministry. At Saint Gregory the Great, we have the benefit of many skilled musicians and many eager voices ready to be raised in musical prayer.
The Saint Gregory the Great Chorale
The Chorale is composed of men and women of the parish. This choir alternates at the 9:00 a.m. or 11:00 a.m. Sunday or 4:00 p.m. Vigil Mass and specializes in mixed-part musical repertoire while fulfilling its mission to encourage the active participation of the singing assembly. Rehearsals are held Thursday evenings from 6:30 - 7:45 p.m. September through May in the Church Choir Loft. Contact Tom Tiehel for more information.
The Angelus Ringers
Adult handbell ensemble for beginning and experienced ringers/singers. This ensemble rings 3 octaves of Malmark Handbells and Malmark Choir Chimes. They follow the same schedule as the Saint Gregory the Great Chorale and is open to all Chorale Singers and non-singers as a music educational tool to improve their musical reading skills and development of handbell technique and musicality. Contact the Music Director for more information.
Schola Cantorum consists of a group of select singers who will sing predominately Latin and/or traditional works and sing at various Masses. This Schola rehearses on Thursday 7:50 – 8:30 p.m. in the Church choir loft. Contact Tom Tiehel for more information.
The Lazarus Singers is an ensemble composed of members 18 and older who are available to sing for funerals and memorial Masses in our parish. There is a short rehearsal one-half hour before the scheduled funeral normally at 10 a.m.
Spanish Music Ensemble
The Hispanic Ensemble, “Voces del Alma,” ministers weekly at the 12:45 p.m. Sunday Spanish Mass. Open to all people, ages 14 and older, this group will augment special services and celebrations throughout the year. Rehearsals follow the 12:45 p.m. Mass each Sunday. Please contact Guillermo Brazon, Music Associate for information (843-415-7333).
The Cherub choir offers singing, ringing, weekly fundamentals activities and rhythm instruments for children in grades K – 2. The children will sing every six weeks at the 11 a.m. Mass, concerts and music festivals. Rehearsals are held Thursday afternoons 3:00 – 3:30 p.m. Contact Tom Tiehel for information.
(Grades K-6) Religious and Public School Singers rehearse on Tuesday evenings 4:30 – 5:15.
Jubilate Schola/Jubilate Ringers
Jubilate Schola is an ensemble for children in our parish in grades 3 – 6. The Schola sings a variety of repertoire, unison, 2-part & 3-part anthems. Each singer rings in the Handbell/Choir chime ensemble to teach music fundaments and note reading. The Jubilate Schola/Ringers sing monthly at the 9:00 a.m. or 11:00 a.m. Mass, 9:00 a.m. Mass Christmas Day, Palm Sunday & Easter Sunday. Weekly practice for Saint Gregory the Great Catholic School children is held Tuesday afternoons 2:45 – 3:30 p.m. Practice for Public school children is held Tuesday afternoons 4:30 – 5:15 p.m. in the Church Choir Loft. Contact Tom Tiehel or Linda Burkett (843-368-5165) for information.
Saint Gregory Youth Chorale/Ringers
7 – 12 graders are invited to participate in this “new” teen choir. This choir rehearses Monday nights 6:30 – 7:15 p.m. and sings at the Sunday 5:00 p.m. Mass. The Youth sing for the 6:30 p.m. Christmas Eve Mass and performs for Fall Festival of Music and concerts as planned. The choir will sing unison, 2-part, 3-part & 4-part music. The goal is singing at weekly Masses, concerts, perform an annual musical and go on a choir tour. Handbells are included with this ensemble. Ringing 3 octaves Malmark Handbells. Contact Tom Tiehel for information.
Saint Gregory the Great Catholic Church | 31 Saint Gregory Drive | Bluffton, South Carolina, 29909 | (843) 815-3100
Parish Office Hours: Monday through Thursday 9:15 am - 4:15 pm | Friday 9:15 am - 1:15 pm