Services are in Dutch unless otherwise stated

Basilica of St. Nicholas

Prins Hendrikkade 73 (across Amsterdam CS)
020 330 78 12 / e-mail: info@nicolaas-parochie.nl

Mass times

Sunday
10:30 High Mass
13:00 High Mass (Spanish)
17:00 Gregorian Vespers (Latin), not in July and August

Monday to Saturday
12:30 Mass (Tuesday English, Friday Spanish)

Thursday
18:00 Vespers and Mass, not in July and August

Saturday
17:00 Choral Evensong (English), not in August and September
Not on 27th of April (King’s Day)

Easter services

Wednesday 17 April
Church open 11:00–16.00 / 19:45–22:45
12:30 Mass
20:15 Tenebrae (Matins of Maundy Thursday, Latin).

Maundy Thursday 18 April
Church open 11:00–16:00 / 19:00–21:00
17:00 Mass (Spanish).
19:30 Mass (Dutch).

Good Friday 19 April
Church open 11:00–16:00 / 19:00–20:30
12:30 Stations of the Cross (Spanish).
15:00 Stations of the Cross (Dutch).
19:30 Good Friday liturgy, with Cross procession (Dutch).

Saturday 20 April
Church open 20:30–23:00 (no Mass at 12:30; no Evensong)
21:00 Easter Vigil (Dutch).

Sunday 21 April
Church open 06:45–8:00 / 09:30–14:00 / 16:30–17:30
07:00 Matins of Easter (Latin).
10:30 Solemnity of Easter (Dutch).
13:00 Solemnity of Easter (Spanish).
17:00 Gregorian Vespers (Latin).

Regular opening hours
Monday 12:00–15:00
Tuesday–Friday 11:00–16:00
Saturday 12:00-15:00 and 16:30-17:45
Sunday: 9:45-14:00 and 16:30-17:30

No sightseeing during the services

Confession (also in English)
Daily after Mass the priest is available – please ask the assistant

Church wedding

If you’re considering a church wedding in the Nicholas Basilica, you can contact deacon Rob Polet, +31 6 27 25 67 30. E-mail: r.polet@nicolaas-parochie.nl.

Private Mass

If you’re travelling with a priest and would like to have a private Mass in the basilica, please contact our manager Harry van Swinderen, +31 6 84 61 93 42.
E-mail: koster@nicolaas-parochie.nl.
The basilica is not available on Sunday.