Nederlands

The Catholic Student Chaplaincy in Amsterdam

Home > Read Some > Our New Bishop

A New Bishop for the Diocese

The New Bishop Mgr Hendriks

As from June 1, monsignor Punt withdrew as bishop of the Haarlem-Amsterdam diocese and monsignor Jan Hendriks succeeded him. We congratulate Mgr Hendriks and hope he will visit the students in Amsterdam like Mgr Punt!

Curriculum of the new bishop

Mgr. Jan Hendriks was born on November 1954 in the town of Leidschen­dam.After college, he studied filosophy and theology in Amsterdam and at the major seminary Rolduc. In 1979 he was ordained a deacon and priest for the diocese Rotterdam. After two years working as a chaplain in The Hague, he studied Canon Law in Rome, and graduated in 1986 with summa cum laude. He obtained diplomas in Jurisprudence and Latin too. For ten years he worked in Haastrecht as a priest, and taught at the seminaries of Rolduc and Den Bosch. In 1997 he became the rector of the institute for formation of priests and deacons of the Haarlem diocese. At the same time he was administrator and assisting priest at several parishes in the diocese. In 2011 he became titular bishop of Arsacal and auxiliary bishop of the Haar­lem-Am­ster­dam diocese. On De­cem­ber 22 he was appointed bishop coadjutir of the same diocese, wich title he took posession of on January 9, 2019. Since 2003 he is consultor of the Con­gre­ga­tion for Clergy in Rome. Pope Fran­cis appointed him as judge of the Rota of teh Apostolic Signatura in 2017. His nomination as bishop of Haar­lem-Am­ster­dam comes into effect immediately on June 1 2020.

(Source: Diocese of Haarlem-Amsterdam)

Social Media

Find us on twitter Our RSS feed RSS feed
Our website www.rkspa.nl uses cookies.
 

Latest Tweets

@wveth_pr on Twitter

@wveth_pr on Twitter
Een goede voorbereiding op het feest van heilige Benedictus, patroon van Europa, op 11 juli kan zijn: https://t.co/705X76EOYq van @BishopBarron In het Engels, het duurt een uur en bespreekt de persoon, de Regel, de rol van het gebed. Zeer aanbevolen!
Een goede voorbereiding op het feest van heilige Benedictus, patroon van Europa, op 11 juli kan zijn: https://pivotalplayers.com/augustine-and-benedict van @BishopBarron In het Engels, het duurt een uur en bespreekt de persoon, de Regel, de rol van het gebed. Zeer aanbevolen!

(Feed generated with FetchRSS)

Posted on July 10th, 2020, 8:47 am

RT @BishopBarron: Friends, Catholics must stop tearing each other apart online. We should be outraged by those who send virulent comments to one another, preventing actually fruitful evangelical conversation. Watch the full video on YouTube: https://t.co/48rrqlfcUL https://t.co/xTijpUUn0c
RT @BishopBarron: Friends, Catholics must stop tearing each other apart online. We should be outraged by those who send virulent comments to one another, preventing actually fruitful evangelical conversation. Watch the full video on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QbLR4pUCW1Q https://t.co/xTijpUUn0c

(Feed generated with FetchRSS)

Posted on July 8th, 2020, 7:35 am

"Dankbaar omdat hij de gelovigen heeft laten verblijven in de glans van de waarheid". Amen https://t.co/wXSMP2fAIf
"Dankbaar omdat hij de gelovigen heeft laten verblijven in de glans van de waarheid". Amen https://twitter.com/bisdha/status/1278408673816129537

(Feed generated with FetchRSS)

Posted on July 2nd, 2020, 7:50 am

Last update:

Contact

The Chaplaincy is located at Keizersgracht 218-B
1016 DZ  Amsterdam
Tel. +31 20 2400 802
www.rkspa.nl
mailform

 
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Amsterdam University College
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam