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Meet the Chaplain

(Below you find the calendar of activities.)

The University Roman Catholic Chaplaincy in Amsterdam is an initiative of the Haarlem-Amsterdam Diocese. The Chaplaincy works on the UvA, VU, AUC and HBO campuses to provide community resources, pastoral counselling and fellowship to students, faculty and staff.

The Chaplain provides sacramental and formational services for all interested. In addition to these services, he works in conjunction with the Amsterdam Roman Catholic Communities and Parishes to put on a variety of events such as social nights, retreats, reconciliation services and speakers. The Chaplain works at Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekerk. Weekday masses are provided here. A Sunday Mass in English is celebrated at 6 PM at the Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk.

Fr William Veth

Fr. William Veth studied History of Art and Archeology at the University of Amsterdam. He had a professional career as an IT consultant, and studied Theology in Rome, and concluded his studies with a doctorate in Church History. He works at the Church of Our Lady (Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekerk). Fr. William is a priest of the Roman Catholic Prelature of Opus Dei.

You can reach him by phone or mail (see below) for any matter or make an appointment at the Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekerk. 

The time table of Holy Masses (in Dutch):
Monday - Friday: 12:15 am and 7.30 pm (chapel: Keizersgracht 218 B)
Saturday: 7 pm (church: Keizersgracht 220)
Sunday: 11:15 am (church) and 6 pm (in English, in the church)

There is always a priest available half an hour before each Mass for Confession (also in English).

Keizersgracht 220

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Contact

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

  • In the months of July and August we will not study Catechism as usual, but we read Cardinal Ratzinger's  Zur Lage des Glaubens (in translation). Next meeting: September 14. Read more.
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