new icn messageflickr-free-ic3d pan white
De Papegaai - The Parrot | by Akbar Sim
Back to photostream

De Papegaai - The Parrot

De Papegaai is the lesser of the two parochial churches in the St Nicholas Roman Catholic parish in Amsterdam. The church is dedicated to Saints Peter and Paul; its name "De Papegaai" (The Parrot) comes from the time when Catholic churches were hidden. The church is on the busy Kalverstraat and invites people in for quiet, as well as celebrating Sunday masses in Latin and with Gregorian chant.

655 views
11 faves
38 comments
Taken on August 2, 2011