International mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade sings "He Shall Feed His Flock," from Handel's "Messiah."
Miranda Wilson of KBLX radio was emcee for the evening.
Rev. Aidan McAleenan, pastor of St. Columba, welcomes the audience at the opening of the concert.
The audience joins in as music director Rev. Dr. D. Mark Wilson leads the singing of "Angels We Have Heard on High" as the evening begins.
ALL: VERNON WHITMORE AND LAURENTEEN BRAZIL/SPECIAL TO THE CATHOLIC VOICE
Many Sounds of Christmas Concert
St. Columba Parish, Oakland, celebrating its 120th anniversary this year, staged its fourth annual Many Sounds of Christmas concert to a standing-room-only audience in the church on Dec. 15. More than a dozen local artists included favorites as opera's Frederica von Stade, Joe Hébert and Don Lewis.