The ‘Academy’ is the name used to refer to the activities of the Jesuits in Amsterdam. It includes courses, lectures, reading groups, often with an Ignatian signature. We strive for a very good quality of our programm, but participation does not (usually) require any special knowledge or expertise.

Personal education

CATHOLIC FAITH

For people who would like to join the Roman Catholic Church, a yearly religious course is organized in the Krijtberg. During a period of six months we meet about twenty times to gather knowledge, as individuals and as a group, of the Catholic faith, Christianity and the Catholic Church. Besides that, there are also evenings and celebrations in which this can be experienced in real life.

 

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Meditation and retraites

THE AMSTERDAM SUMMER RETREAT

A team of Jesuits offers you The Amsterdam Summer Retreat. A morning, afternoon and evening in silence, a midday or evening Mass, a daily program during four days. Two periods: first week of August (6-9); second week of August (12-15). You can also participate for a shorter period (1 or 2 days).

 

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Online Courses

Online meetings ‘Christ is alive’  •  Last year, the Krijtberg Academy offered a series of three meetings on Pope Francis’ letter ‘Rejoice and be glad’. This year, because of the corona-crisis, three online meetings will be given, based on Pope Francis’ letter ‘Christ is alive’. This letter is especially addressed to young people and to the entire people of God.

 

 

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