Wednesday, 16 January 2013

New Traditional Personal Parish in Amsterdam

From the Dutch blog Mysterium Fidei we learn the wonderful news that the FSSP have been granted a personal parish by the Bishop of Haarlem-Amsterdam.The new parish will be dedicated to Blessed Charles of Austria. The community will worship in the Church of St Agnes in Amsterdam. The translation from the Dutch is courtesy of google. Sorry about that!

Agneskerk Amsterdam personal parish

Since 2006, the Agnes Church in Amsterdam the Mass according to the extraordinary form of the Roman rite dedicated. In 2009 trusted Mgr. Point, Bishop of Haarlem-Amsterdam, the ministry in the church to priests of Peter Brotherhood. Now the diocese has decided to make the church a full "personal parish" to make. The motu proprio Summorum Pontificum makes it possible to legal faithful who are attached to the extraordinary form to unite. Any Catholic who feels involved in the old rite can be registered as a parishioner. A personal parish has the same rights and obligations as an ordinary (territorial) parish, including its own pastor. The new parish will be dedicated to the Blessed Emperor Charles of Austria.

On its website announcing the new parish immediately a Pontifical High Mass in the extraordinary form. On Sunday, January 20, 2013, feast of St. Agnes, will Mgr. JGM van Burgsteden SSS, retired auxiliary bishop of the Diocese of Haarlem-Amsterdam to some believers H. Confirmation Mass and administer instruct. The bishop announced that he is pleased to again in the rite to celebrate that at his ordination 

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