NIGHT OF THE ANTWERP CHURCHES

Antwerp

saturday 13 august 2016      19.00-23.00

 

MARIA CELEBRATIONS:

despite the Iconoclast fury …

Antwerp keeps going celebrating her!

 

This 5th Night of the Antwerp churches focuses on the once glorious feasts and processions for Our Lady’s Assumption (15/8), patroness of our city, and to commemorate the Iconoclasm in Antwerp in 1566, 450 years ago, who started the day after the procession (19.08.1566).

University district St Anne’s chapel Keizerstraat, 21-23, A.-2000
  St Catharina (Beguinage) Rodestraat 39, A.-2000
  St Franciscus (Capucines)    Ossenmarkt 14, A-2000
Centre St Andrew Waaistraat, A.-2000
  St James Lange Nieuwstraat 73, A-2000
  St Paul Veemarkt 14, A-2000
  Our Lady’s Cathedral Handschoenmarkt, A.-2000
  Our Lady’s chapel Schoenmarkt 8, A.-2000
Left bank St Anna Selbtritt Hanegraefstraat 1, A.-2050
South St Georges Mechelseplein 22, A.-2000
  Sts Michael and Peter Amerikalei 165, A.-2000
  St Walburgis Volkstraat 41, A.-2000
North St Willibrord Kerkstraat 89, A-2060
Berchem-Zurenborg    St Willibrord Heilig Hartstraat 11, A-2600
  St Norbert Dageraadplaats, A-2018
Merksem St Franciscus of Assisi Bredabaan 549, A-2170
  St Bartholomew Bredabaan/St.-Bartholomeusstr. A-2170

 

Free entrance. Everyone is most welcome.

The ‘Night of the Antwerp churches’ is set up by vzw Toerismepastoraal Antwerpen (TOPA) www.topa.be info@topa.be

A town map showing churches and statues is available in each church.

  • All churches are accessible to wheelchairs.

Guides will welcome you in each church.