Stories about the Basilica

The Oudenbosch Basilica is over 100 years old and exists since 1865. There are lots of stories to be told about the Basilicas, from inhabitants, from history books, from the guides and from architecture. Every month new stories will be published.

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Willem Hellemons

The story of Willem Hellemons

Willem Hellemons is without hesitation the spiritual father of the Oudenbosch Basilica. He wasn't just the initiator and inspirator of this dominant construction in Oudenbosch, he also organised the finance of the construction of the Oudenbosch Basilica.

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An ode to Pierre Cuypers

Wie was Pierre Cuypers? De naam Pierre Cuypers doet bij de meeste mensen geen belletje meer rinkelen maar Pierre Cuypers heeft eigenhandig menig horizon naar zijn hand gezet in de

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