Saint James' Church

Leuven, Belgium

Saint James' Church is considered 'unstable' and is not open to the general public. Only the tower remains of the original church, and is in late Romanesque style, dating from 1220-1230, clearly early times in the history of Leuven. It has been a parish church since 1252, and collegiate church since 1454.



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Founded: 1220-1230
Category: Religious sites in Belgium

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Ignatius Eko Utomo (3 months ago)
I lived in Leuven in 1987 - 1988 and used to join Misa at Sint Kwinten Kerk at 10:00 Sunday morning, I was 23 years old, KUL student at the time... from Indonesia. I wonder if this lovely Church is still open today. I plan to visit Leuven to join the Misa at this Church. It was Vader Reinhard van de Berg in my time there but to bad that I could not meet him when I visited Leuven with my wife... long years ago. I am now almost 60 years old and waiting a chance to visit Leuven again.
M (11 months ago)
Wonderfull community. Loving and caring people.
Lucas Santana (11 months ago)
Catholic mass from Monday to Friday at 6pm and Sunday at 9:30am in English
Brahym N (2 years ago)
Very nice place, many local ans international products, place to take a drink
Michael Rubens (2 years ago)
Definitely one of the most stunning churches in Leuven. Friendly and active community which hails from all continents. Beautiful, reverent liturgy. Make sure to stay after mass for coffee, cake and a chat!
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