OCAC Europe
Revd Arie Rosendaal - De Jonge Ritus
Revd Arie Rozendaal - De Jonge RitusRevd Arie serves in Holland as Chairman of De Jonge Ritus, an ordinariate within OCAC. Born in Oud-Beijerland, Netherlands,  he was baptised in the Dutch Reformed Church and followed primary education in a Dutch Reformed Basic School and secondary education in Rotterdam; he then studied Physiological and Experimental Psychology at the University of Leiden and received his doctors degree in 1981.  As a student he was initiated in Transcendental Meditation and followed a twice daily rigorous mediation program. He was trained in the TM-Teacher Training program in Maharishi European Research University, Switzerland and subsequently initiated hundreds of people in TM. After finishing his studies he fulfilled his military service (1st Lieut.) as researcher in the Institute of Sensory Perception TNO on the topic of Computed Assisted Training in the military.

After that he joined an intensive meditation Purushagroup for 9 months under the guidance of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in 1984.  He was researcher at the Foundation for Educational Research for in 1985 and the discipline Methods & Technics of the Faculty of Social Cultural Sciences of the Vrije Universiteit van Amsterdam till 1987 on the topic of educational sociology.

He started a software company together with a friend in Computer Assisted Training in 1988 and in 1995 he started his own business as a software trainer. From that time he followed various Advaita-Vedanta teachers and took many courses and retreats. He followed training in Transformational Psychotherapy in 1996-1999, where he met his wife Annette, they married in 2006. He did more training in the field of therapy and energy transfer and he started a practice in transformational psychology in 2005. In that year he was also trained as a Deeksha Blessing giver on Oneness University, India and later on as a Oneness trainer together with his wife. The Lord granted him inner Awakening in 2012.

On July 20th 2008 he was ordained as a priest in the Order of the Young Rite by bishops Johannes van Alphen (YR), Markus van Alphen (YR), Aristide Havlicek (YR) and Alistair Bate (LCAC). In 2010 he became chairman of the Jonge Ritus. On Whit Sunday May 19th 2013 he became official celebrant of the Jonge Ritus under the guidance of Right Reverend Louise Lombard.


Certificate of Consecration
Faculty of Serving
CRB Check

ICCCILCFUFCBC