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News Archive

Blessing of Easter Baskets

Our church has a lovely tradition of bringing forward Easter baskets full of food to be blessed during the Easter mass during the offertory. The tradition originates from Eastern Europe, but you do not need to be Eastern European to add this to your family's Easter...

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Invictus Games 16- 22 April

The 1200 volunteers in this photo include some of our own parishioners. They will work at the Invictus Games in Zuiderpark where approximately 1000 veteran sportsmen and women from around the world will compete from 16- 22 April. Tickets can be bought online and there...

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Hearts United for Ukraine Dinner

On Saturday 2 April, the COS Hand in Hand Refugee project hosted a special dinner for Ukrainian refugees. The dinner featured authentic Ukrainian cuisine prepared by some of our Ukrainian friends. The festivities also included face painting and activities for the...

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Easter FHC Community Service

On Saturday 26 March, some of the First Holy Communion candidates and their parents made 50 Easter baskets. These bags were distributed to the children during the Ukrainian dinner hosted by the Justice and Peace group on Saturday 2 April in our Pastoral Centre. Thank...

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A Touch of Winter in Spring!

With what seemed like nature playing a joke on us on the first day of April, the city of The Hague and most parts of the country enjoyed a light fall of snow which took some getting used to after a record sunny month in March. This strange turn in the weather produced...

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Birthday Reception for Fr. Sjaak

On Sunday, 3 April from 11:30- 12:30, after the morning mass, cake and the famous COS coffee will be served in the atrium in honor of Fr. Sjaak's birthday. Stop by the atrium after mass to wish him a happy birthday. After the evening mass, from 18:30- 21:00, there...

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Act of Consecration of Russia and Ukraine to Our Lady

Pope Francis invited every Catholic Bishop around the world to join him on Friday, 25 March, to pray a solemn Act of Consecration of humanity, and Russia and Ukraine in particular, to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. He called it a “gesture of the universal Church" to...

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Feast of the Annunciation

Friday, 25 March is the Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord, the lovely feast that celebrates Mary's, "Yes!" to God's call when she was visited by the Angel Gabriel. Mass will be celebrated in the church at 12:00 noon.

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Lenten Reconciliation Service

Preparing for Easter? On Sunday, 27 March there will be a Lenten Reconciliation service in the church at 17:30, with general absolution. A lovely opportunity to prepare our hearts for Easter.

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