Shrine of Our Lady of All Nations in Amsterdam
The Story of Our Lady of All Nations:
Exactly 600 years after the Eucharistic Miracle in Amsterdam, on March 25, 1945, Our Lady appeared in Amsterdam to a woman named Ida Peerdeman. This was the first of 56 apparitions, which took place up through 1959. These early messages were apocalyptic in nature and used many Biblical references, and since Ida was a simple person, she did not always understand some of the words such as Paraclete, Meteor, etc.
The messages from 1945-1950 contained prophecies that predicted much of the spiritual warfare of the latter half of the 20th Century.
Then, from 1951-1954, the messages focused more on prayer and on the dogma of Mary, Co-Redemptrix and Mediatrix.
Finally, beginning in a series of messages from 1954-1959, Our Lady appeared to Ida just once a year, on May 31st.
The original image is shown in the photo to the left.
On May 31, 2002 Bishop Jozef Marianus Punt Diocese of Haarlem-Amsterdam gave official approval to the apparitions. Once a local Bishop gives his approval, it does not require any further action from Rome.
Note: In 2020 an article was erroneously published saying that the apparitions had been disapproved…this is not correct. The approval of the apparitions stands as valid. You can read the Bishop’s letter of clarification here.
Mass is celebrated daily….check their website for the Mass schedule.
Finding the Shrine of Our Lady of All Nations:
The house and chapel are open to visitors and are located within 15 minutes of Schipol Airport. If you, or a group you are traveling with, happen to have a few hours layover you may wish to visit the shrine as many others do, or perhaps on your way to or from the airport.
Address: Diepenbrockstraat 3 1077 VX, Amsterdam, Netherlands
GPS coordinates: 52° 20′ 40.1892” N, 4° 53′ 0.1824” E
Tel: +31 (0) 20-6620504 Fax: +31 (0) 20-4711333
Click here for the official website of the Shrine of Our Lady of All Nations in Amsterdam.
Photo courtesy Our Lady of All Nations Shrine.
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