INVITATION FROM THE CONGRESS MUSICAL DIRECTOR
Dear Musician & Friend:
Blessings to you in these early days of 2020! May the coming
year be filled with joy, peace, light and prosperity for our world.
"Live Mercy, Be Holy” | “Vive la misericordia y la santidad” | “Sống
Nhân Từ - Hăy Nên Thánh" is the theme of the 2020 Los Angeles
Religious Education Congress. GIA composer and former Angeleno, Tony
Alonso, has composed this year’s theme song for us! He has truly
gifted the Church with an inspiring work of art.
acknowledgement of your ongoing commitment to music ministry, I am
extending an invitation to you to participate in Congress Choir
2020. The combined talents of nearly 300 musicians comprise the
group that will provide the music for the final liturgies on Sunday,
February 23, 2020. Over 19,000 people attend these liturgies. I hope
that in considering this invitation, you'll decide to join us. I
promise you, it is an experience to remember.
RSVP by clicking the following link and complete the online form at:
rehearsals have been scheduled. Hopefully, one is near you. Choose
from one of the following. If you don’t see a rehearsal you can get
to here, please contact me to host one.
*Choose the one most convenient for you:
*Los Angeles Area
Tuesday, February 11 at 7:30 p.m.
St Jerome Church
5550 Thornburn St.
Los Angeles, CA 90045
(La Tijera exit at the 405 Fwy)
Contact: John Flaherty
Phone: (310) 338-2720
Tuesday, February 11 at 7:00 p.m.
San Antonio de Padua Church
5800 E Santa Ana Canyon Rd
Anaheim, CA 92807
Contact: Ryan Clouse
*San Diego Area
Tuesday, February 11 at
Home of Ginger & Bob Infantino
10866 Manacor Court
San Diego, CA 92124
(Tierrasanta Blvd, just off the I-15 or CA-52) Phone: (858) 256-9351 for information and directions
Wednesday, February 12 at 6:00 p.m.
Franciscan Renewal Center
5802 E. Lincoln Dr.
Scottsdale, AZ 85253
Contact: Norbert Zwickl
Phone: (480) 948-7460
Direct: (480) 355-0346
California / Bay Area Region
(San Francisco, Oakland, San Jose, Monterey)
February 15 at 2 p.m.
Saint Augustine Catholic Church
3700 Callan Blvd
South San Francisco, CA 94080
Contacts: Heidi Kelly-Tuason
& Jennie Tolentino Malibiran
*Inland Empire (Redlands / San Bernardino / Moreno Valley / Riverside)
Tuesday, February 18 at 7:00 p.m.
Name of Jesus Parish
115 West Olive Ave.
Redlands, CA 92373
Contact: Carlo Argoti
793-2469 ext. 140
ALL LIVING WITHIN A REASONABLE DISTANCE
MUST ATTEND THIS FINAL REHEARSAL:
(Contact John Flarherty with any questions or to discuss what constitutes “a reasonable distance”)
Wednesday, February 19 at 7:30 p.m.
St. Linus Church
13913 Shoemaker Ave
Norwalk, CA 90650
Contact: Anna Betancourt
Should you have any
questions, please contact me at
Again, RSVP by
February 5, 2020 at
Please take the liberty of inviting others who might
enjoy being a member of Choir 2020!
Finally, and most importantly - RSVP right away. We must cap the
choir at 250.
With great love and care,
Chair, Congress Liturgy Committee
Los Angeles Religious Education Congress