Open Basilica, no public Mass

As of Sunday, March 29, the basilica’s celebrations and opening hours are as follows:

Sunday
10:30 Eucharistic celebration behind closed doors.
11:30 – 13:00 Open Basilica (personal prayer and adoration).
Wednesday
12:30 Eucharistic celebration behind closed doors.
13:30 – 15:00 Open Basilica (personal prayer and adoration).
Friday
13:30 – 16:00 Open Basilica (personal prayer).

Basilica of St. Nicholas

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

 

The information below is not valid during corona times.

 

On Sunday access only for participation in the services. No sightseeing.

Services are in Dutch unless otherwise stated

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

Opening hours
Monday 12:00–15:00
Tuesday–Friday 11:00–16:00
Saturday 12:00–15:00 and 16:30–17:45
Sunday: access only for participation in the services; no sightseeing

No sightseeing during the services
On Sunday no sightseeing at all

Confession

A priest is available daily after Mass – please ask the assistant.
Also on Saturday 13:00–15:00, and on Sunday 10:00–10:20.

Church wedding

If you’re considering a church wedding in the Nicholas Basilica, please contact deacon Rob Polet, +31 6 27 25 67 30 or 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.