Schiphol has made a wonderful short film about the work of the airport chaplains. Shortly before the start of the pandemic, the film recordings with the three chaplains, Marieke Meiring, Gerard Timmermans and Mark Hafkenscheid, were completed. To watch the film and get an impression of our work, click here.
The Dutch magazine “Woord&Weg” published an article in September 2020 about pastoral care in times of corona. “Listening more strongly”. This is how airport chaplain Marieke Meiring describes her work during the pandemic. Her story offers an insight into the effects of the pandemic on people's lives. Click here to open the article (in Dutch).
In the spring of 2020, the Dutch journal "Geestelijke Verzorging" published an article about the spiritual care at Schiphol. Airport chaplain Marieke Meiring writes about people who search for peace and stability in the hectic pace of traveling. People who are confronted with the fragility of life along the way. Click here to read the article (in Dutch).
On April 5, 2018, the Dutch newspaper "Trouw" published an interview with pastor Mark Hafkenscheid on the occasion of the opening of the new Meditation Centre. You can click here to read the full article (in Dutch).