They invite the workshop “The role of the pastoral musician in the liturgy”

The second session of the OCP Institute’s virtual formation and training cycle for Hispanic pastoral musicians will begin on November 20 from 9:00 to 12:00, informed Rodolfo López, Hispanic events specialist for Oregon Catholic Press and director of the institute.

The session entitled “Cantemos al Señor” directed by Jaime Cortés, will address aspects related to the role of the pastoral musician in the liturgy.

The virtual training workshop is a joint effort of the OCP Institute and the Archdiocese of Seattle and is aimed at psalmists, singers, choir members, instrumentalists, and all members of the music ministry.

After a long interruption due to the closing of the churches due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the choirs of the churches have returned to liven up the mass on Sundays.

The curricular content of the virtual workshop that began on October 16, 2021 includes six sessions with topics such as the spirituality of the pastoral musician, the role of the pastoral musician in the liturgy, the liturgical year, the choir, his voice and ministry, the ministry of the psalmist. and the cantor, how to guide the congregation in sung prayer and digital tools for use in the liturgy.

Sessions are held virtually on the third Saturday of each month from 9:00 am to 12:00 Pacific time.

The remaining four sessions will continue until May 2022 and will be conducted exclusively in Spanish by renowned liturgical musicians and experts in the field.

The total cost of registration is US $ 30 per person.

Due to the liturgical season during the months of December and March, there will be no sessions.

For more information, you can contact:

Carlos Carrillo: 206-715-1176 email:

Rodolfo López: 503-866-6066 email:

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They invite the workshop “The role of the pastoral musician in the liturgy”