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INFANT JESUS R.C. CHURCH
of Port Jefferson, NY in the Diocese of Rockville Centre
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Infant Jesus Music Ministry

"I will praise the name of God with a song, and will magnify him with thanksgiving.” - Psalm 69:30

The Infant Jesus Music Ministry is comprised of many different ensembles, vocalists and musicians. Our main mission is to enhance the spirit of worship and to assist the congregation in furthering their prayer through music.

 
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Infant Jesus Adult Choir

The Infant Jesus Adult Choir sings at the 10:30 a.m. Mass on Sundays in the church from September until June.  They practice every Tuesday evening in the church’s choir loft from 7:30pm – 9pm.  If you are interested in joining, please contact the Adult Choir Director, Jennifer Testa, or the parish rectory office.

 
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Family Mass (Children's) Choir

The Infant Jesus Children’s Choir sings at the 11:30 a.m. Mass on Sunday’s at the Infant Jesus Chapel from September until June.  The choir invites any children from 3rd grade and older to participate. They practice every Thursday afternoon at 4:30pm in the Chapel under the direction of Chris and Eileen Benedict.  For more information, please contact Family Mass Choir Director, Eileen Benedict.

 
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Spanish Music Ministry

The Infant Jesus Spanish Music Ministry, consisting of an Adult and Youth Choir, sings at the Spanish mass every Sunday at 8:45 a.m. in the church. The Spanish Adult Choir has rehearsals on Thursday evenings at 8:00 p.m. in the Church. The Spanish Youth Choir has rehearsals at 7:00 p.m. in the Church. If you are interested in joining the either the Spanish Adult or Youth Choir, please contact Alessandra Holmes at 631-384-0297 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

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Cantors

At many of our Masses and Services a Cantor will lead the assembled faithful in lifting their voices in song. Currently we have no professional positions available for cantors, however, if you are interested in being a cantor, please forward your resume to our Director of Music Ministry, Anna Rosenberg for future consideration.

 

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Organists and Other Muscians

At many of our Masses and Services at Infant Jesus, you will hear wonderful sacred music being played by our parish organists and musicians. If you are interested in being an organist, or if you have instrumental talents that you wish to share with the parish, please contact our Director of Music Ministry, Anna Rosenberg or call the Rectory at 631-473-0165.

 

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Wedding Music Ministry at Infant Jesus Parish

Infant Jesus Parish is very excited that you have chosen to marry in our church.  Anna Rosenberg, our Music Coordinator, will work directly with you to choose beautiful, sacred music for your ceremony or nuptial mass.  You will be provided with a trained vocalist and accompanist who are well-versed in the Catholic tradition and seek to make your wedding day memorable.

On our website, you will find several downloadable documents to assist you in the planning of your wedding. The Wedding Music List is a compilation of acceptable and available music for your service.  This list has been carefully chosen in accordance to the church’s guidelines.  The Wedding Music Planner. if you have any questions about your wedding, please contact the Rectory at 631-473-0165. For questions directly related to music at your wedding you may contact our Director of Music Ministry, Anna Rosenberg.

 

Funeral Music Ministry at Infant Jesus Parish

As we deal with the emotion and turmoil of the loss of a loved one, music can provide a great comfort in the sacred process of sending a soul forth to meet our loving and merciful Lord and Creator.  During the funeral process, our Consolation Ministry will work with you and the Music Ministry in selecting music that is fitting and personalized for those attending and for the dearly departed. If you have any questions about funeral arrangements, please contact the Consolation Ministry at the Rectory at 631-473-0165. For questions directly related to music for funeral services you may contact our Director of Music Ministry, Anna Rosenberg.