Monday, September 26th, 2016 through Saturday, October 1st: 

Mass hours: Monday through Friday - Low Mass, 8:00 am and 11:15 am; Saturday - Low Mass, 8:00 am and 9:30 am;

Eucharistic Exposition/Adoration: Friday, 5 pm to 9 pm (Rosary, 7:15 pm)

     Sunday, October 2nd, 2016 - 20th Sunday After Pentecost: 

Low Mass: 8:30 am; High Mass: 10:15 am; 

Solemn Vespers and Benediction: 6 pm  


Feast Of The Most Holy Rosary Of The Blessed Virgin Mary


 Our Lady Of The Most Holy Rosary

Join us for Low Mass followed by a special concert!

Friday October 7th, the Feast Of The Most Holy Rosary and First Friday in the month dedicated to Mary and the Rosary, the Canons will have a Low Mass at 6:30 pm, followed by a 7:30 pm concert of vocal music in honor of Our Lady.

This musical homage will be sung by our wonderful choir of a capella musicians.

Our choir will offer a musical decade of the rosary, singing polyphonic settings of the Apostle's Creed, Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory Be, and Hail, Holy Queen. Composers include Palestrina, Guerrero, Josquin, Byrd, Arcadelt, and more.... 

Full Repertoire

Credo in Deum (Fernando de las Infantas)

Pater noster (Adrian Willaert)

Ave Maria (Gregorian chant)

Ave Maria... virgo serena (Josquin des Pres)

Ave Maria (Jean Mouton)

Ave Maria (Adrian Willaert)

Ave Maria (Jacques Arcadelt/ Pierre-Louis Dietsch)

Ave Maria (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina)

Ave Maria (Francisco Guerrero)

Ave Maria (Robert Parsons)

Ave Maria (William Byrd)

Ave Maria (Jacob Handl [Gallus])

Gloria Patri (Francisco Guerrero)

Salve Regina (Francisco Guerrero)


Please plan on coming and bringing your family and friends to this delightful event in honor of Our Lady.


Friday, October 7th, 2016 

Low Mass: 6:30 pm,

Concert: 7:30 pm 

Priory of the Annunciation chapel,

301 S. George St., Charles Town, WV, 25414



Low Mass with Bishop Athanasius Schneider


Bishop Schneider 


In conjunction with his tour throughout central eastern United States in mid-October, Bishop Athanasius Schneider, ORC, auxiliary bishop of Astana, Kazakhstan, will be at the Priory of the Annunciation on Thursday, October 20th, 2016. He will celebrate Low Mass at 11:15 am. This day is three days after the First Anniversary of his ordaining our Fathers John and Alban to the Sacred Priesthood.

Please plan on being present for this special visit and Low Mass with Bishop Schneider!  


Low Mass with Bishop Athanasius Schneider

11:15 am on Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Priory Of The Annunciation chapel

301 S. George St., Charles Town, WV 25414




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The Very Reverend Daniel Augustine Oppenheimer, CRNJ, Prior

Priory of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

219 South George Street

Charles Town, WV 25414

Phone: 304.724.6995

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Schedule of Masses:

Sunday: 8:30 am Low Mass & 10:15 am High Mass

Holy Days: 11:15 am & 7:30 pm

Monday - Friday: * 11:15 am

Saturday: * 9:30 am

* Other weekday Mass times may be announced.

Eucharistic adoration: Every Friday from 7:00 to 9:00 pm

Fridays in Lent: Stations at 7:00 pm followed by Adoration until 9:00 pm

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