The Saint Nicholas choirs are under the direction of Teresa Mitasky. The adult choir sings at the Christmas midnight mass and for Holy Week services. The menís choir sings the second Sunday of every month at the 8:00 a.m. mass. This choir was founded in the fall of 2007 and has grown from two to eight in number. The monthly adult choir is our newest choir and was formed in August of 2009. They sing the third Saturday of every month at the 6:00 p.m. mass. Our childrenís choir is our largest choir, currently numbering twenty-five and was established in 1996. This group is drawn from the students at the Northern Cambria Catholic School as well as the parish. These children sing at the 4:00 p.m. mass on Christmas Eve. Our choirs participate in the St. Cecilia Sing, held annually in November and sponsored by the National Association of Pastoral Musicians.
St. Nicholas Music Ministry P.O. Box 37 Nicktown, PA 15762 (814) 948-9614
Welcome to St. Nicholas Music Ministry! Our current ministry includes our cantors and musicians, adult choir, menís choir and childrenís Christmas choir. St. Nicholas Music Ministry provides an opportunity for service and fellowship to those willing to share their talents to serve God. If you are interested in joining any of our groups and/or need further information, please contact us at (814) 948-9614 or by e-mail: email@example.com.
Teresa Mitasky Director of Music Ministry and Organist
Ten Reasons to Join Our Choirs
1. Singing choir music inspires and blesses singers. 2. Participation in choir creates fellowship and camaraderie among singers. 3. The social benefits of participation include improved quality of life and social interaction in a Christian environment. 4. Frequent participation in Mass gives singers a sense of belonging in the church. 5. Choir practice gives regular vocal practice; singers vocal skills increase. 6. Singers' musicianship grows with choir rehearsals. 7. Singing produces natural endorphins, making the singer feel better. 8. Going to choir practice promotes a feeling of well being. 9. Being in choir encourages singers' regular church attendance. 10. Singers who "have a job to do" at mass increase their participation and understanding of the Eucharist.