Community & Events


Family Meals

  • Winter and Spring Indoor Family Meal
    2 indoor dinners at our Garden Room will be planned and held during Winter and Spring. Each event will be announced at mass and managed by the community coordinators.
  • Summer and Autumn Garden BBQ
    2 Family BBQ garden events will be held in our Church garden. Each event will be announced at mass and managed by the community coordinators’

Please confirm your participation at the meal/BBQs by sending us an email at


Silent Prayer or Meditation as taught by Fr John Main OSB.  A meditation event led by Fr Laurence Freeman at Obrechtkerk in 2020 in collaboration with WCCM Netherlands.  The date for this event will be announced on this site in the coming weeks.

Music and other Obrechtkerk events

Music and other events held at Obrechtkerk can be found on the main website which is updated on a regular basis.



We welcome volunteer lectors who are willing to do the 1st Reading in a non-English language for each Saturday mass.

Hospitality service

We welcome volunteers to help with the preparation of tea/coffee/cookies and serving them after Saturday mass. Some experience is helpful.

We welcome volunteers to support activities for the Family meal/BBQ events.


Housing available in Ladies student house Marienstaete

In the renovated parsonage of the Obrechtkerk, a few places will become available this summer in the Roman Catholic living group of ladies’ students, Marienstaete.  Within the house, which is supported by a resident mentor, attention is paid to study and personal development.  Marienstaete is an independent but closely linked part of the Parish of Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary (Obrechtkerk) in Amsterdam South.

For more information or if you are interested in coming to live in Marienstaete, please send an e-mail to