Catholic Education Week<br /><strong>May 1st - 6th, 2016</strong>

Catholic Education Week
May 1st - 6th, 2016

The theme for this year's Catholic Education Week is Opening Doors of Mercy and includes this line from the Gospel of Matthew: "Blessed are the merciful, for they will receive mercy" (Matthew 5:7). Catholic Education Week 2016 combines both the theme of mercy and the act of opening doors of reconciliation, mercy and forgiveness to all around us. [read more]

Summer School for Liturgical Musicians and Parish Initiation Leaders

Summer School for Liturgical Musicians and Parish Initiation Leaders

The Summer School for Liturgical Musicians and Parish Initiation Leaders will be held July 17-20, 2016 at the Diocese of Hamilton Chancery Office, the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King and the Nicholas Mancini Centre and features keynote speaker Dr. Jerry Galipeau. Early bird registration is now open - register today! [read more]

The Rite of Ordination to Ministerial Priesthood: David John Reitzel

The Rite of Ordination to Ministerial Priesthood: David John Reitzel

On Saturday, May 7th at 11:00a.m., David John Reitzel will be ordained a priest at the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King. All are welcome to attend! [read more]

2016 Clergy Appointments

2016 Clergy Appointments

The Most Reverend Douglas Crosby, OMI, Bishop of Hamilton, announces the following clergy appointments, effective Wednesday, June 29, 2016. [read more]

Bishop Crosby's Heart to Heart

A SPECIAL CONVOCATION FOR PRIESTS TAKES PLACE NEXT THURSDAY, APRIL 28th at Holy Family Parish Centre in Kitchener from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. The topic for the gathering is Implementing the RCIA, and the presenter will be Reverend Paul Turner, Pastor of St. Anthony Parish in Kansas City, Missouri... [read more]

Bill C-14 – Speak Out Now!

Bill C-14, the legislation on assisted-suicide and euthanasia, has had first reading in the House of Commons. It is not too late for people to speak out against the legislation and to keep proposed changes to Bill C-14 from going against the support of life. It is so important for Catholics to express their concerns on the sanctity of life and their belief in conscience rights for healthcare workers and institutions when they are faced with a patient's choice for assisted suicide... [read more]

Bishop Farrell Library Now Offers eBooks!

The Bishop Farrell Library, located at 698 King Street West, now offers eBooks! The eBooks can be accessed from the Diocese of Hamilton website via the library catalogue or our search eBooks link. Presently, there are just over 150 titles in eBook format. [read more]

Amoris Laetitia: On Love in the Family

On Friday, April 8th, the Vatican released the post-synodal apostolic exhortation by Pope Francis, titled Amoris Laetitia, on love in the family. It brings together the results of the two Synods on the family convoked by Pope Francis in 2014 and 2015. [read more]

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Upcoming Events

May032016

Laudato Si: A Look at the New Encyclical on Tuesdays evenings


May042016

Hamilton Grief Workshops


May142016

Proclaiming a Year of Mercy:
Ministers of the Word Reflection Day


May212016

Year of Mercy Youth Rally