Lambertuskerk Rotterdam - Kralingen

Mass times

During the week




Morning mass



The readings for Sunday mass are available in English on the tables at the front of the church.



Morning mass


10am – 1pm (13:00)


Church open for visiting or silence prayer




7pm (19:00)


Sunday vigil mass with singing (Readings in Dutch) (Confession half an hour before the mass)










High mass with parish choir, crèche and children's liturgy (Readings in Dutch and Mass prayers mainly in Latin)

Last Sunday of the month, family mass (Coffee & tea and activities for children after mass in the parish house or in the garden during the summer, weather permitting)



12pm (12:00)


Mass at noon


Holydays   follow this link to the schedule


Confession/Sacrament of Reconciliation

Confessions can be heard half an hour before mass. Confession can otherwise be arranged by appointment. See the church's contact details below.


Confession is available in English and Italian.


The confessional is located half way down, on the left side of the church. Usually the priest will be in the sacristy before the mass. Please let the sacristan know you want to confess, she or he will inform the priest. If the priest is already hearing confessions the confessional will be lit up.



Holy Days of Obligation in the Netherlands

Thursday of the sixth

The Ascension

week of Eastertide


15 August

The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

1 November

All Saints

25 December



Exposition/Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

Takes place every third Saturday of the month at 4pm (16:00).


For students and young people 

(20 till 35 years of age) our youth group RK2j organises courses and activities in Dutch and English. Click here for more information.



The church is suitable for wheelchair access. In the parishhouse (against the entrance of the church at no.5) are toilets but there are no special toilet faculties for wheelchair users.

Parish House

Is the location for the following:

  • Toilet faculties for use before and after Sunday mass and major occasions (e.g. weddings).
  • Crèche facility during the 10 o'clock mass on Sunday, only baby/childcare for using by the parents self.
  • Coffee & Tea after the family mass (last Sunday of the month) and weekly in the summer in the garden.


Church and secretariat contact details


Oostzeedijk Beneden 1-3

Correspondence address:

Hoflaan 121  -  3062JE Rotterdam


010 412 36 90


Church secretariat:

Contactable on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 9.30 am till 12.30 pm

In emergencies (for example anointing of the sick) please phone the presbytery between the following times: 8:00-8:45am and 9:30am- 12:00pm (12:00).

Outside these times please leave a message on the answering machine and sent an e-mail to:




R. G. M. Gouw


Hoflaan 121, 3062 JE Rotterdam (tel. 010-4123690)


Schultz van Hagenstraat 56, 3062 XJ Rotterdam (tel. 010-2120229)


Priest consultation hours:

Tuesday to Friday between 9:30am – 12:00pm (12:00)


Consultation hours may be canceled due to a change in mass times.
Please consult the notice board regularly at the church entrance.

For urgent matters please contact the secretariat.
The contact details of the church secretariat are above.



Bank details:

NL08 INGB  0000 2897 12 


NL90 ABNA 0500 0304 48 


Please make transfers payable to 'Kerkbestuur Lambertuskerk Rotterdam'


English masses in the diocese Rotterdam





Eendrachtsweg 46, 3012 LD  Rotterdam

Eendrachtsstraat 45, 3012 XH Rotterdam


Sunday 6 pm (18:00H)