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Epiphany Masses (update)

On Friday, 6 January, Epiphany Mass will be celebrated in the church at 12:00. The Feast of Epiphany will also be celebrated on Sunday, 8 January at the normal Sunday times of 10:00 and 17:30. Children are invited to come dressed as Kings. You are most welcome to...

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Food Pantry Collection and the Soup Kitchen Rotterdam

A COS Virtual Food Drive to help a poor neighborhood in The Hague and the Soup Kitchen in Rotterdam was held in November this year. The result was announced on Sunday 4 December during the morning Mass with the help of Sinterklaas who was visiting the parish. It was...

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Sinterklaas Party for Refugee children

The Justice & Peace group organized a party for refugee children on 3rd December as part of their monthly COS Hand in Hand Soul Kitchen dinner project. The high point was the arrival of Sinterklaas who handed over gifts to the children. There was a lot of fun and...

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Part-time driver needed for special needs child

A family is looking for someone with a car who would be willing to pick up their 7-year old son everyday (or at least 4 days a week) at 3PM from his special school in Leiden and drive him back to their home in Voorburg. They are looking for someone who is patient,...

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Meals for the Homeless Christmas 2022 Video Message

The Meals for the Homeless Team wishes you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New year! MESSAGE FROM COORDINATORS ISABELLE AND ANNE (written after the meals were served on Friday 25/11/2022) Food was excellent!I cannot tell you how many compliments I received today...

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Advent Giving Tree 2022

This beautiful Advent season comes with many wonderful moments of solidarity and warm hospitality. Our annual 50/50 Advent Giving Tree is now at the back of the church with 50 envelopes for the following recipients: Victims of Abuse/ViolenceRefugeesAdult Parishioners...

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Altar Flowers Dedication for Sunday, 04 December

Today’s altar flowers are sponsored by the Pinedas, "In thanksgiving for blessings received and in celebration of Lena’s and Ernie’s birthdays on 25 and 28 November, resp.” If you would like to sponsor the altar flowers as a commemoration of a special anniversary or...

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Parish Board Thanksgiving Dinner

On Thursday 24 November, the Parish Board met for a Thanksgiving dinner in The Hague, to give thanks for another year of blessings on the COS parish community and to say thanks to Hans Bloemen and Marcel van Adrichem for having served on the Parish Board for 8 years....

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Welcome Letter 2020 – 2021

Pamphlet 2020 – 2021

Children’s Liturgy

Hand in Hand Refugee