St. Mary’s Catholic Church has announced that they will host Catholic youth choirs from throughout New England on Saturday, April 6th.

This musical festival is being sponsored by Pueri Cantores, the Vatican’s official organization dedicated to sacred music for young people and students. Young members of Catholic choirs from all over New England will travel to Newport for a day of musical and spiritual development at St. Mary’s.

The participating choirs will then offer their music, under the direction of guest conductor Dr. Steven Seigart at the 5:15 pm mass.

Parishioners and guests alike are invited to show support for excellence in musical and spiritual development.

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