150th Anniversary

150th Anniversary


Annunciation's is celebrating its 150th anniversary of the blessing and laying of the cornerstone with a special Mass and Concert.



 Annunciation Sesquicentennial Mass

Thursday, April 25, 2019
6:00 pm

 Let us praise God for the beautiful church He has imparted to us for the past 150 years with a special Mass in the Extraordinary Form 

Annunciation Sesquicentennial Concert

April 27, 2019

8:00 p.m.

Our sesquicentennial concert features the world premiere of "Ave Maria No. 15 Domina Nostra Annunciatione" by Dr. Daniel Knaggs.

This piece was commissioned by a generous parishioner for our 150th anniversary.  It will be performed by the UH Concert Chorale under the direction of Dr. Betsy Cook Weber. 

Three choirs will perform in the Church of the Annunciation
  • Houston Chamber Choir, directed by Maestro Robert Simpson
  • University of Houston Concert Chorale, directed by Dr. Betsy Cook Weber
  • Annunciation Catholic Choir, directed by Catherine Schaefer

This is a ticketed event.  Early bird pricing through March 25, 2019. 

For more information and to purchase tickets, click here


Don't miss our other upcoming Sesquicentennial Events

Mark your calendars and join us for the following celebrations: 

  • Sunday, May 10, 2019
    May Crowning
  • Thursday, August 15, 2019
    Weddings and Blessings
    Mass commemorating all weddings celebrated at Annunciation and the consecration of our bell, St. Gabrielle
  • Saturday, September 7, 2019
    Grand Celebration
    Gala Dinner Auction
  • September 10, 2019
    Church Dedication Celebration
    Mass and Reception

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