Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time, February 7th
When it was evening, after sunset they brought to Him all who were ill or possessed by demons. The whole town was gathered at the door. He cured many who were sick with various diseases, and he drove out many demons, not permitting them to speak because they knew Him. - Mk 1:32-34
Pipe Organ Restoration
Bishop Libasci has given his approval for the Parish to raise funds to restore the Pipe Organ at Holy Rosary Church.
You may be wondering why the Pipe Organ? What is the comparison to an electronic Organ?
Pipe organs and electronic organs make sounds in different ways.
Electronic organs are mass-produced in factories to generate generic sounds. In contract every pipe organ is a unique, custom-designed instrument made to order for a particular sanctuary or other listening space.
How Do Pipe Organs Make Music?
A pipe organ consists of a vast array of real pipes which each make their own sound from their unique position in the room. Your ear hears a chorus of sounds originating from as many different locations as there are pipes playing. The chorus is further enriched by the reflected sounds that are unique to each pipe's physical location in the room. In fact, a pipe organ is usually custom designed and each of its pipes "voiced", to maximize its performance within the acoustical environment of the room where it is located. Even untrained, casual listeners will be lifted by the complexity of the sounds from a real pipe organ just as one would prefer a live concert to a recording.
The difference between electronic organs and pipe organs is analogous to the difference of monophonic sounds compared to stereophonic sounds multiplied many, many times over.
Your donation will help us to praise God together through the beautiful music of our soon to be renovated pipe organ.
We are now accepting donations through our website, you may also send in your donation to the parish office or simply by dropping your donations at the offertory basket during all weekend Masses. Our goal is to raise $ 95,000. Thank you in advance for your generosity.