Holy Rosary Church, Saba

The Holy Rosary Church[1] (Dutch: Heilige Rozenkranskerk),[2] also known as the Queen of the Holy Rosary Church, is a religious building affiliated with the Catholic church in the small town of Hell's Gate on the island of Saba,[3] a dependent territory of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in the Lesser Antilles, Caribbean Sea.

Holy Rosary Church
Heilige Rozenkranskerk
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17°38′20″N 63°13′47″W / 17.63895°N 63.22977°W / 17.63895; -63.22977Coordinates: 17°38′20″N 63°13′47″W / 17.63895°N 63.22977°W / 17.63895; -63.22977
DenominationRoman Catholic Church

Its history dates back to 1911 when the first wooden chapel was established for the Catholic community. Then in 1962,[4] the current building was constructed in the same place and was dedicated by Bishop Holterman.

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The temple follows the Roman or Latin rite and depends on the mission of the Conversion of St. Paul in the Catholic Diocese of Willemstad based on the island of Curaçao.


  1. ^ Sabatourism.com
  2. ^ "Kerken, Beautiful Saba". www.beautiful-saba.nl. Archived from the original on 2015-04-09. Retrieved 2016-04-04.
  3. ^ "Church of the Queen of the Holy Rosary, Hell's Gate, 3, Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba". www.gcatholic.org. Retrieved 2016-04-04.
  4. ^ "The Church of Rome on Saba". The Saba Islander. Retrieved 2016-04-04.