The following comes from an October 22 email sent to Cal Catholic.

On Saturday, November 29 the Church Music Association of America will present a day of sacred music and reflection to ring in the Advent season at Immaculate Heart Church in Ramona (35 miles northwest of San Diego).


Rehearsals of Advent chants in Latin and English

Presentation on vestments and vessels of Western and Eastern churches

Introduction to vespers in the Extraordinary Form

Mass for First Sunday of Advent

Continental breakfast, fiesta-style lunch, snacks


Presenters: Jon Naples, organist for St. Margaret parish in Oceanside CA and composer published by Cantica Nova and Corpus Christi Watershed

Mary Ann Carr-Wilson, director of youth and adult choirs, St. Anne’s church in San Diego, runs Gregorian Chant Camp

John Polhamus, from The Brothers of the Little Oratory, San Diego.


For more information, call (760) 789-0583 or email