Corpus Christi Procession on Sunday June 11th

The Procession of Corpus Christi, through Amsterdam's center, has become a tradition. The Church of Our Lady, at Keizersgracht 220 is once again organizing the procession on Sunday of Corpus Christi, June 11. After a solemn Mass, the Catholic and Orthodox faithful with their bishops will walk through the city with the Blessed Sacrament. You are most welcome.


11.15 Solemn Eucharist in the Church of Our Lady.

12.45 Procession alongside the canals

13.30 Final solemn praise in Our Lady's Church

14.00 Social gathering in the hall next to the church

Current information: or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mass on Saint Josemaria's Feast Day

Monday the 26th of June we shall celebrate the Mass to thank the Lord for Saint Josemaria's life.

You are all welcome to attend and celebrate afterward in the parish hall.


H. Land, pilgrimage 9-16 May, 2023

Pictures taken by our pilgrims to the Holy Land during 8 amazing and enriching days.  You may 

Sunday sermon in short

Here you can hear the homily given on Sunday or a short part of it

The Lord truly rises. Alleluia!

Palm Sunday 2023

Mount Tabor and Calvary as disciples of Christ

Leading by example changes ourselves and the world

The kingdom of heaven is at hand, on the divine Word's Sunday

Prepare for the coming of the Lord in the time of Advent

Christ the King of the Universe, who wants to live in you and me

The destruction of the temple and the end of time

Prayer is good for all things  Sunday, October 16th.

Since the beginning of the world, we live in apocalyptic times, and faithfulness in daily tasks is the best preparation

The poor and the rich   'We need the poor to avoid hell' Sunday, September 25th




Marriage Course April May 2023

April - May 2023

Amsterdam is quite an international city and it is important to think of those who come from other a when it comes to preparing for marriage in the Catholic Church. This course brings the participants in touch with other couples in the same situation and others who will help them to think about their future married life. You are welcome to apply for this course:

DAY AND TIME:       3 Saturday Afternoons and 2 Wednesday evenings

PLACE:                     Keizersgracht 218 B – 1016 DZ Amsterdam

COSTS:                    € 150 for the couple. 


Saturday, April 29th,  from 15.00 to 17.00 h:

Seven habits of highly effective families

By Jan and Ursula de Jong

Wednesday, May 3, Potluck dinner at 18.30 h

And from 20.00 to 22.00 h:

Marriage as a sacrament. The meaning of marrying in the Church.

By Father Rafael Ojeda

Followed by the ceremony for the blessing of engaged couples

Saturday, May 13th, start with session at 12.00 h

Changes of life when children come. Joys and challenges of raising them well.

By Quentin and Anna Sophie Le Noach

Break for Lunch at 13.30 h

And at 14.30 till 16.00 h

How can you keep and increase married love during the years?

Mapy and Federico Castillo - Rodríguez

Wednesday, May 17th from 20.00 to 22.00 h:

Christian anthropology of Marriage. 

By Lisette van Aken

Saturday, May 20th, from 15.00 to 17.00 h.

Sexual intimacy and fertility

By Monica and Sander Reintjens

To register, just fill out this form and send it to E -  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Father Rafael Ojeda   T - 06 18519647

Marriage Course Application Form

Marriage Course  

This is the application form to register (Fill it up and send it to Fr Rafael  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

April - May 2023

Sycamore coming!

Click here to download the folder

What do you believe?

Sycamore is an informal course about the Christian faith and its relevance for life today. It gives you space to meet other people, share ideas, explore your beliefs, and think about questions that really matter. Each session involves a short film and time for discussion. Everyone is welcome.

Who is the man of the Shroud?

We had a wonderful exposition on the Holy Shroud from 19 to 26 February and a lecture on two different days.

Hierbij enkele foto's als u belangstelling hebt, om een idee te krijgen van de lezing.


Populus cantat - Compact course Gregorian chant


Compact course Gregorian chant

Learn to sing Gregorian chant with immediate practice opportunity!

Pilgrimage to Holy Land

We are going on a wonderful trip to the Holy Land.

On January 22 at 12.30 there is an information meeting about the trip.

Saint Josemaria Escriva and Opus Dei

Thursday, Nov 10th, we have a presentation about the life and work of Saint Josemaria Escriva. 

The saint of ordinary life and the work of Opus Dei in service of the church.

Please feel free to join and for more information just mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

The session will be in English.


Rafael de Ojeda, rector

Salt and Light

Jesus said to his disciples and that means also to you and me: 

You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt loses its taste, with what can it be seasoned? It is no longer good for anything but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot. You are the light of the world. A city set on a mountain cannot be hidden” Mathew 5,13.

Is it possible to bring little kids to Mass on Sunday? - Yes

I would like to share with you this wonderful article written by experienced parents:

Sometimes at the end of Mass a parishioner comes up to us and says “Your three children are SO well behaved!” Our standard response is either, “Thank you. We work at it” or “Thank you, some days are better than others.” The “better” days are the product of years of articles and brochures we read on taking children to Mass. Here is the distilled wisdom we rely upon.

350 years +1 of the Beguinage

Our colleagues and good friends of the Beguinage Chapel had a party last Friday. Due to covid the celebration was postponed till now.

On the above link, you can find some photos that give a good idea of the excellent atmosphere and the joy of the event.

Congratulations, and ad multos annos.

Hearts of Jesus and Mary

Friday, June 24, and Saturday, June 25, we celebrate the feasts of the Hearts of Jesus and Mary.

On Friday, Masses are at 12:15 and at 7:30 pm in the chapel (218B).

On Saturday, Mass is at 7:00 p.m. in the church.