On Saturday, February 23, from 10:00am – 12:00pm, the Office of Liturgy will be hosting a workshop which will introduce the deacon’s chants at Mass. This talk will be given at Saint Joseph’s Seminary by Dr. Jennifer Donelson, associate professor and director of sacred music at Dunwoodie. Topics to be covered include: chanting the Penitential Act, Gospel Acclamations, Gospel, Intercessions, Sign of Peace, Dismissal, Exsultet, and the Epiphany and Christmas proclamations. Basic vocal techniques for improving quality of sound and confidence will also be introduced.
This workshop is designed both for novices as well as those with more experience. The registration fee is $15 and may be accessed on the Liturgy Office website.