Coping with the Holidays

Coping with the Holidays

December 7th: When someone you love is gone... When it does not feel like "Peace on Earth", know that you are not alone. Learn and share strategies for coping during Christmas. Know that your loss is not forgotten... [read more]

Gathered to Sing

Gathered to Sing

November 8th: This workshop is for all parish choir directors and members of parish choirs. Cantors will also benefit from this workshop. The workshop is for all who seek an opportunity to develop their choral skills while being part of a large choir... [read more]

Remembering Corporal Nathan Cirillo

At each Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King this weekend, a moment of silence will follow the homily and then all will join in singing “O Canada” which will be followed with petitions praying for the repose of Corporal Cirillo’s soul... [read more]


Pope Francis: "Our brothers and sisters are persecuted, they are pushed out, forced to leave their homes without the opportunity to take anything with them. To these families and to these people I would like to express my closeness and my steadfast prayer..." [read more]

Pastoral Letter for Life, Fall 2014

Each year on the first Sunday in October, LIFE CHAIN invites church communities in cities and towns across North America to stand on a designated local sidewalk and pray for life. This year, on October 5th, thousands of people held signs... [read more]

Bishop Crosby's Heart to Heart

The tragic death of Corporal Nathan Cirillo has shaken the City of Hamilton, indeed the entire country. The recipients for the 2014 Distinguished Service Awards to Catholic Education were announced by Patricia Amos. The Sacrament of Confirmation is being celebrated in parishes throughout the Diocese... [read more]

L'Arche celebrates 50 years

An irreversible decision, that’s what Jean Vanier made on October 4, 1964 in Trosly, France. With the encouragement of Père Thomas, he invited Philippe Seux and Raphaĕl Simi, two men with mental handicaps, to come and share their life in the spirit of the Gospel and the Beatitudes that Jesus preached. [read more]

Christian Meditation

November 27th: Join us at St. Michael’s Church for an opportunity to learn and pray with the Church’s ancient tradition of Christian Meditation at 6.00 p.m. on the following dates... [read more]

Life Chain 2014

On October 5th, many people throughout the Hamilton Diocese stood quietly at a number of busy thoroughfares helping to educate people about abortion. In Hamilton, close to 500 people... [read more]

Supporting those Experiencing Grief

November 12th: A learning opportunity for all those who support, in any way, those experiencing grief. Dr. Bill Webster will present the material and provide a certificate of completion for those taking the course. Session one will provide tools... [read more]

Previously featured stories and events...

The theme for the 2015 World Meeting of Families is: Love is Our Mission: The Family Fully Alive. Taking place from September 22nd to 27th, 2015, the purpose of the meeting is to call together people from all over the world... [learn more]

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Upcoming Events


Gathered to Sing


Supporting those Experiencing Grief


Mental Health First Aid


Convening the Conversation


Christian Meditation


Advent Hymn Festival for Peace


Coping with the Holidays


Healing Mass for those Mourning the Loss of a Child


World Meeting of Families 2015