Acclaimed South Florida Musical Director Invited To Sing Before Pope Benedict

Miami, Florida (PressExposure) February 20, 2008 -- Radio Paz Musical announced today that Music Director at St. Frances De Sales Catholic Church on South Beach and Creative Director of the Internet Radio Station, Javier Ivan Diaz has been invited to sing before Pope Benedict XVI. “It’s an honor and privilege to be asked.” Diaz said, reacting to the news. “This is the pinnacle for any Christian musician”.

Diaz is scheduled to perform as a part of World Youth Day to be held in Sydney Australia from July 16-18, 2008. In her invitation letter to Diaz, Sister Eileen McCann, Program Coordinator says, “Javier is a highly recommended Catholic Recording Artist…In addition to a performance he will broadcast the event to listeners around the world.” World Youth Day is organized by the Catholic Church and “gathers young people from around the world to build bridges of friendship and hope between continents, peoples and cultures” according to its website.

Javier Ivan Diaz, “Ivan” as he is called, is the genius behind the wildly popular internet based Christian radio station “Radio Paz Musical” based in Miami, Florida ( It is a part of the Pax Catholic Communications family and recently celebrated its one year anniversary boasting close to 1000 listeners from around the world.

Father Alberto Cutie, well known author and president of Pax Catholic Communications says he’s not surprised that Ivan has been invited to be a part of this once in a lifetime opportunity. “Only the very best are chosen to be a part of World Youth Day.” Father Cutie went on to say, “Ivan is not only one of the most talented musical directors and musicians’ that I have ever met, but he also has a keen sense of vision as to how to use music to reach out to others.” Diaz plans to do just that when he makes the pilgrimage to Sydney in July.

When asked how he plans to make the most of this opportunity, Diaz responded, “I will do my best in leading everyone there to a meaningful worship experience.” For more information or to contact Diaz, go to

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Press Release Submitted On: February 20, 2008 at 2:33 pm
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