“...And so, in company with the choirs of Angels, we praise you, and with joy we proclaim:” Every time we assemble for the Eucharistic Liturgy, the texts of the
Roman Rite urge us to join our voices to the divine choral music of the celestial city. At more than 150 services a year, the choirs of St. James Cathedral support
the choir of the assembly, provide musical commentary on the texts of the Mass, and reveal something of the eternal liturgy in heaven. The fullest image at St. James
of this celestial choral adoration is experienced on the Feast of Corpus Christi, when all of the Cathedral choirs join the assembly’s choir, “rank on rank,” in the
unending hymn: Sanctus, Sanctus, Sanctus...