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Music Ministry

The liturgy at St. Ignatius is enriched by our vibrant, wide-reaching Music Ministry. Involving nearly 100 professional and volunteer vocalists, instrumentalists, and conductors, we strive for excellence as we give praise with our hearts, minds, and voices to the greater glory of God.

Musicians of all backgrounds, ages, and ability levels—whether you are a parishioner, a Boston College or STM student, whether you are new to the parish or have been around for years: we need you! Please consider joining our ministry. We offer a wide range of musical styles and levels of time commitment:

Our Director of Music, Allyn McCourt, received his Masters from the New England Conservatory of Music. 

Allyn directs all our music opportunities at St. Ignatius. 

For more information on any of our music ministries, contact Allyn.

Family Choir

Our Family Mass choir invites children age 7+ and parents to sing at our weekly 9am liturgy. We jam out to a variety of styles of music, with a focus on contemporary and energetic interpretations of classic hymnody! We are always accepting new members and no experience is required!

Rehearses Sunday mornings in the Lannon Chapel at 8:30am.

Coro de Música Latina

Nuestro Coro de las 12:30 p. m. es un grupo animado de cantantes de todas las edades y niveles  ¡Venga a experimentar la alegría y la energía de nuestra comunidad hispana!


Ensayo domingo a las 12:00 h antes de misa

10:30 a.m. Cantorum

Our 10:30am Cantorum choir is a welcoming, dedicated group of singers ages high school and up who present various styles of music from chant to new compositions, with a focus on development of singing techniques and choral nuance. 

Rehearses Sunday mornings in the Upper Church at 9:45am from September through June.

5:00 p.m. Contemporary Music Ensemble

Our popular Contemporary Music Ensemble is an animated group, whose focus is contemporary liturgical music for the 5pm Sunday Mass - no experience required! Come join the party! 

Rehearses Sunday afternoons in the Upper Church at 4pm.


Experienced instrumentalists are invited to share their talents!
Opportunities to play are welcomed at our 10:30am, 12:30pm, and 5pm Sunday Masses.

Church Organ

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Learn more about Casavant, the makers of our church organ.

Photos courtesy of Brink Bush and the Pipe Organ Database.

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