“My lips will shout for joy as I sing your praise;

my soul, too, which you have redeemed.”


— Psalm 71:23

Saint Benedict Youth Choir allows young people (grades 2–8) to deepen their appreciation and love for liturgical music, and provides basic instruction in singing and musicianship.

The Youth Choir sings approximately once a month at one of the parish Masses and on select feasts. Rehearsals are held most Tuesdays from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m., October through May, at Saint Benedict School.

For more information, contact Joel S. Kumro, the Choirmaster and Organist ( 

Bishop Knestout encourages anyone aware of sexual abuse of minors on the part of clergy or staff of the Diocese of Richmond to notify civil authorities by calling the Attorney General’s Clergy Abuse Hotline at 1-833-454-9064, and then contacting the Diocesan Victim Assistance Coordinator, Jennifer Sloan at 1-877-887-9603.