Utrecht was the religious centre of the Northern Netherlands (I.H. Verstraelen, 1634)
The built of the Saint Willibrord Church in Utrecht was initiated in 1875, by design of the Dutch architect Alfred Tepe (1840-1920). The neo-gothic church is also a creation of the Saint Bernulphus guild, an association founded in 1869 consisting of priests and artists.The woodcarving has been made in the studio of Friedrich Wilhelm Mengelberg […]
“Piety, beauty, youth, death, madness and old age congregated here” Clare Lennart wrote this in 1960 about the Nicolas Graveyard (Nicolaaskerkhof). Clare Lennart was born in 1899 in Hattem and came in 1926 to Utrecht. She lived here until her death in 1972.
John’s Church (Janskerk) is at the heart of its surrounding square, John’s Cemetery (Janskerkhof). John’s Church has been founded around 1040 AD by bishop Bernold and has been fulfilling its role as one of the five Utrecht collegiate churches during the Middle Ages. The night city tour Tracjectum Lumen passes John’s Church and Cemetery.
The Saint Willibrord Church is a well-hidden church in Utrecht’s city centre. This Roman Catholic Church was built from 1875 to 1877. This church was closed in 1967 by the archdiocese of Utrecht, after which it was saved from demolition thanks to private acquisition. The Saint Willibrord Church is now in ownership of the religious […]