"The musical tradition of the universal Church is a treasure of inestimable value, greater even than that of any other art. The main reason for this pre-eminence is that, as sacred melody united to words, it forms a necessary or integral part of the solemn Liturgy" – Sacrosanctum Concilium (1963).
The Sacred Music Committee (SMC) works through the Office of Liturgy to carry out the Bishop’s mission of sacred music in the Diocese. The SMC researches current issues and practice in liturgical music and promotes understanding of music in the liturgy throughout the diocese. Members of the SMC are people of prayer with experience in catechesis and music ministry. They have discerned a calling to this ministry and enjoy working as part of a team.