Sing for Pope Francis

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Calling all Choirs

Would your choir like to participate in the World Meeting of Families 2018?

 

 

If so, the World Meeting of Families 2018 would be delighted to have your group become part of our Massed Choirs for each day of the Pastoral Conference and the Papal Mass.

Choirs will play a crucial role in the liturgical celebrations at the World Meeting of Families 2018.  As a result, up to 1000 choir seats will be allocated at each Mass of the Pastoral Congress in the RDS, as well as 5000 choir seats for the Papal Mass in the Phoenix Park.  Here is the breakdown for each of the four days:

• Wednesday 22nd August 2018 – Mass Choir of 1000 singers from the Armagh/Dublin Provinces
• Thursday 23rd August 2018 – Mass Choir of 1000 singers from the Tuam/Dublin Provinces
• Friday 24th August 2018 – Mass Choir of 1000 singers from the Cashel Province
• Sunday 26th August 2018 – Mass Choir of 5000 singers

 

Submitting Your Choir Application

To submit an application for Dublin, Choirs will need to contact the Diocesan Liturgical Centre via email at litsec@dublindiocese.ie

Every choir member involved in the Official Liturgy Choir for World Meeting of Families 2018 will need to register, to complete Garda Vetting, and submit a photograph for a badge we will issue for access on the day.  It is essential that this process commence no later than Wednesday 30th May 2018.

Members of the 1,000 singers Mass Choirs of the Pastoral Congress will NOT need to book and pay registration for the day on which they are singing.  Members of the Papal Mass Choir in the Phoenix Park will NOT need to reserve a ticket to attend.

 

Call for Youth Choirs

World Meeting of Families 2018 extends a special welcome to youth/children choirs from around the country.  We are specifically looking for approximately 12-15 groups who have established music teams to teach the music and look after safeguarding requirements such as parental consent forms.

The closing date for applications is also Friday 18th May 2018.  Please send these applications directly to our Liturgical Music Coordinator, Derek Mahady at derek.mahady@worldmeeting2018.ie  Please also include information relating to special requirements/access.

Due to safeguarding requirements, those adults accompanying youth/children choirs will need to register, to complete Garda Vetting, and submit a photograph for a badge we will issue for access on the day.  It is essential that this process commence no later than Wednesday 30th May 2018.

For more information, please visit www.worldmeeting2018.ie/en/Resources/Music-Resources