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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www.leuven.be

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Vitalie Crudu (5 months ago)
The Saint Quentin's Church or Sint-Kwintenskerk (in Dutch) is a Roman Catholic church located at the Naamsestraat in Leuven, Belgium. Its exterior is mainly Gothic with a Baroque entrance portal. The interior contains Baroque choir stalls and altars. The church is named after the Saint Quentin, who is regarded in the Catholic faith as a protector against a wide range of contagious diseases.
Glutamic Acid (7 months ago)
It's a small church yet always make me feels home. This is one of the most living church in Belgium. They have daily mass at 6pm and Sunday mass at 9am with a beautiful liturgy.
Increase Mesumbe (10 months ago)
English speaking Catholic church. Great community
Eduardo Rosas Lencastre (11 months ago)
A great and loving community! Where everyone is welcome. The Mass is always beautiful and a true celebration! There is also a strong community sense and a lot of activities/events that you can join.
Nguatem Jeb (13 months ago)
Like the name says, it's an English speaking community. Lot of international Catholics come here to fulfill their Sabbath obligation. There's a communal meal after the mass.
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