Youth Choir

My new song must float like a feather on the breath of God. –Hildegard of Bingen

About Youth Choir

Keep their tender hearts close to God with the Youth Choir. If your child loves to sing and can read well (for instance, can follow lyrics in the hymnal during Mass, no younger than 2nd grade), then please consider the youth choir of St. Columba Parish.
It is an excellent way to educate children in the parts and meaning of the Mass, the role of ministry, and ground them in participation in the musical repertoire of the church. Plus, we have fun!
Children’s choir rehearses once a month (exception: 2 practices for Christmas  Eve) from September through May and sings once a month, usually at the 8am liturgy. It is a wonderful opportunity for the kids to become involved with the liturgy. Questions can be directed to either Catherine Chayko in the Parish office or Deanna McKinnon in the school.

Youth Choir Practices

Monthly on one Friday, 4:00 – 5:15 pm in the St. Cecilia practice room on the first floor of the Parish Center.


Sept. 13, 4-5:15 for Sept. 15, 8am Mass;

Oct. 11, 4-5:15  for Oct. 13, 8am Mass;

Nov. 15,  4-5:15 for  Nov. 17,  8am Mass;

Dec. 13 and 20, 4-5:15  (both mandatory) for Christmas Eve, Dec. 24,  6:30 pm Mass; 

PLEASE EMAIL Cathy to get on the reminder list!


Deanna McKinnon or Catherine Chayko
570.784.0801 Ext. 5