The Basilica and National Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation invites area singers to join the 2019 Assumption Choir.  This choir, along with a brass quintet, will lead the music for the Vigil Mass of the Assumption, in the Shrine Park, on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at 9:30 p.m.  This unique experience gives singers, amateur and professional, the opportunity to sing a wide variety of music with a short-term commitment.  Rehearsals will be held from 4:00–5:30 p.m. in the Original Shrine Church (next to the Gift Shop) on Sundays: July 28, August 4, and August 11.  Please direct any questions to the Basilica’s Director of Music Ministries, Mr. Jack Gerding, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 419-396-7107.