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CHRIS ESTRELLA

MUSICIAN & SPEAKER - FAITH STORYTELLER - LITURGIST - RETREAT LEADER
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Chris Estrella is a Roman Catholic-Christian music artist, songwriter, and inspirational faith speaker. From his home of Southern California, Chris presents inspiring talks & workshops, moving retreats & worship experiences, all with
a splash of down-to-earth realism, funny voices, impromptu beatboxing, corny jokes, poor dance moves, and energetic vibe that has made Chris a popular speaker for parish missions, youth nights, teen & adult events, national & international conferences and more. Chris is also a professional musician & grand choir director for large

episcopal liturgies, and a contemporary worship leader for retreats, liturgies & Eucharistic Adoration, as well as large events including World Youth Day, NCYC, LA RECongress, NPM, LifeTeen, and more.

NOW BOOKING 2023-2024

Contact chris@chrisestrella.com
to schedule a special event / retreat / night of worship at your parish.


San Diego Youth Day 2023

Diocese of San Diego, CA     April 15, 2023

LA Youth Day
February 23, 2023     Anaheim, CA

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 UPCOMING 


Now Booking!

online & in-person events for 2023-2024!
[to inquire or schedule Chris for an event, see above or "Booking" page]

May 31                   Music                                    St. Lucy High School Baccalaureate ~ Chino CA
June 2                     Worship Leader                   "TRINITY JAM" Worship Night ~ Serra House Seminary
June 3                     Music                                    Diaconate Retreat ~ Diocese of San Bernardino
June 24                   Music                                    Teen Track, Eucharistic Congress ~ San Bernardino CA
June 24                   Worship Leader                   Holy Hour - Eucharistic Congress ~ San Bernardino CA
June 26-July 1        Music & Workshops            OneCall Institute ~ Collegeville MN

July 15                    Worship Leader                   CALL-USA Family Day ~ Sierra Madre, CA
July 22                    Worship Leader                   Young Adult Retreat ~ Cherry Valley, CA
July 28                    Music                                    OCS Principals' Retreat Mass ~ Lake Arrowhead, CA
July 30                    Worship Leader                   "Deeper Dive" Young Adult Event ~ San Bernardino, CA
August 5                Guest Musician                    Mass - St. Elizabeth Ann Seton ~ Ontario, CA
August 12              Speaker                    
             Catechists' Day - St. Mary Church ~ Fontana, CA
August 18
              Music                                     SBDiocese Schools Opening Mass ~ Highland, CA
August 26
              Music Director                     Ordination to the Permanent Diaconate ~ Hesperia
August 27              Worship Leader                    Young Adult Holy Hour ~ San Bernardino, CA
September 2         WHOO HOO!                        The Baptism of our Baby, Edryc Cassian!
September 16       Worship Leader / Speaker  "JESUS JAM" Event ~ Rancho Cucamonga, CA
November 17-19   Various                                  NCYC 2023 - Indianapolis, IN
January 12-13        Retreat Leader + Worship   Young Adult Retreat ~ Turlock, CA
February
 2-3          Retreat Leader + Worship   Youth Retreat ~ Hughson, CA
February 15           Speaker                                  Los Angeles YOUTH DAY 2024 ~ Anaheim, CA
February 16-18      Various                                  LA Religious Education Congress 2024 ~ Anaheim, CA

March 15-16          Retreat Leader + Worship   Youth Retreat ~ Turlock, CA
SPRING 2024         Pilgrimage Leader                 "Let us Rejoice and Sing!" Eucharistic Revival 
                                                                                                             Pilgrimage to Italy (Details TBD)
April 20-21            Retreat Leader                      St. Anne in the Mountains ~ Running Springs CA

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NCYC 2022
November 10-12, 2022     Long Beach, CA

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Bring Chris to your Parish / Event!

For Conference or Diocesan Booking, contact
  Oregon Catholic Press

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ocp.org       503-281-1191
Booking - Amie Kelley: AmieK@ocp.org

Worship Wednesdays

Starting back in March 2020, we began a livestream worship & prayer almost every week on Wednesday. Check out some of the livestreams!

RESILIENT 2021

So-Cal Young Adult Event

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We Remember Those (Estrella)Chris Estrella
00:00 / 04:00
I Come to Do Your Will (Estrella)Chris Estrella
00:00 / 03:58
My Soul is Thirsting (Psalm 63)Chris Estrella
00:00 / 02:21
The Lord Provides (Estrella)Chris Estrella
00:00 / 04:58

Chris Estrella is a Roman Catholic-Christian music artist and inspirational faith speaker.
From his home of Southern California, Chris presents inspiring talks, moving retreats, worship experiences, and fun workshops, all with a splash of down-to-earth realism, a plethora of funny voices, impromptu beatboxing, corny jokes, poor dance moves, and energetic flair that has made Chris a popular speaker for parish missions, youth nights, teen & adult events, formation conferences, national 
& international events, a musician & choir director for large Episcopal Liturgies, Parish Special Events, and a worship leader for Worship Nights, Retreats, Young Catholic events, and Eucharistic Adorations.

As a composer, Chris writes beautiful, soaring songs of faith & psalm settings that highlight the beauty and power of God, throug
h scripture, faithfulness, and love.

 

Chris is an artist for Oregon Catholic Press (www.ocp.org) Spirit&Song as a musician/speaker,
and is a popular speaker & workshop presenter for Los Angeles Youth DayLA Religious Education Congress (RECongress), the National Catholic Youth Conference (NCYC), the National Association of Pastoral Musici
ans (NPM), World Youth Day, and more.

 

The "Chris Estrella Music Ministry" (CEMM) often travels with him in on-the-road ministry,
as well as his wife, Alex, who accompanies him in song & movement, and their young children, Evangeline "Eevee" Hope and Edryc Cassian! 
Alex is a professional coordinator of liturgical movement, who has exercised the ministry of dance & prayerful movement at LA RECongress, at the NPM National Conference, and in their home Diocese of San Bernardino.

Chris' first studio Album, "Re-Think", released in 2014,
and he is currently working on new liturgical music compositions for upcoming projects.

With over 18 years of Youth Ministry experience, 8+ years as a High School Catechist, and a number of studies in liturgy, music, and faith (Communications & Music - CSU San Bernardino, Coordinators of Ministry Program - Ministry Formation Institute, Pastoral Music, LMU - Los Angeles), and being on the road to completing a Master's Degree in Pastoral Ministry & Theology, Chris provides an insightful, family-friendly experience for those who know (and those who are learning) the Catholic-Christian faith,
and has been a young adult worship Leader for
9+ years.

With encouraging messages for all ages, often magnified with Scripture and the examples of the Saints, Chris encourages all to take up our crosses and walk the path towards deeper connection with Christ and community!

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