The Netherlands is a small, densely populated country, with more than a quarter of its land area under sea level. It is dependent on industry, intensive agriculture and horticulture. It has produced many of the world’s most famous artists from Rembrandt in the 17th century to Van Gogh in the 19th.
Joyful Mysteries: Intentions for Netherlands
1. That the Dutch continue their contributions to peacekeeping.
2. That Dutch expertise in land management be shared with the world.
3. That the Dutch health care system serve as a model for the world.
4. That the artistic genius of the Dutch continue to inspire the world.
5. That the testimony of saints may fortify Christians in their faith.