Folk Choir to perform annual Concert for the Missions

Author: Shannon Chapla


TheUniversityofNotre Dame Folk Choirwill perform its 13 th annual Concert for the Holy Cross Missions titledThe Faces of Maryat9 p.m.Saturday (Nov. 18) in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart on campus.The event is free and open to the public.

The concert is performed each year to support the international missionary work of the priests and brothers of the Congregation of Holy Cross, Notre Dames founding religious order.An offering for this purpose will be taken during the concert with this years donations to benefit new schools being built inBangladesh.

The Notre Dame Folk Choir , formed in 1980 and directed by Steven C. Warner, associate director of Campus Ministry, provides music for the Basilicas 11:45 a.m. Sunday Mass during the academic year. The choir, which includes some 55 male and female singers, woodwinds, strings and percussion instruments, has toured inIrelandandEnglandand performed for Pope John Paul II.

* Contact: * _Steven Warner, 574-631-7800,

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