L'Arche celebrates 50 years

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]

Retrouvaille – A Lifeline for Troubled Marriages

Retrouvaille – A Lifeline for Troubled Marriages

October 24, 2014: This program is designed to support marriages in crisis and can be of assistance to couples who have separated, but are willing to work on their relationship to help repair the difficulties that exist... [read more]

Christian Meditation

Christian Meditation

October 23rd: 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]

Bishop Crosby's Heart to Heart

Bishop Crosby's Heart to Heart

Pope Paul VI will be beatified at St. Peter's Basilica this Sunday. The World Meeting of Families is taking place next year in Philadelphia... Priests serving in the Diocese are reminded of the Priests' Seminar scheduled to take place later this month. Congratulations to Canadian Martyrs Parish in Hamilton on its 65th Anniversary... [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]


Mental Health First Aid

November 20th: This is an informative workshop aimed at providing participants with a greater understanding of mental health. Participants will learn: explanations of mental health and mental illness problems, signs and symptoms... [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]


Job opportunities within the Diocese

Current openings: Music Director, and Youth & Young Adult Minister. Learn more about these opportunities on our dedicated page with the latest openings. [read more]


Convening the Conversation

"The Choices We Make Matter"
November 24th: A workshop for Catholic parishes on Advocacy for Poverty Reduction. This workshop calls us all to an ethical reflection based on the principles of Catholic Social Teaching and responsible citizenship... [read more]


Catholic Education Mass – La messe en célébration de l’éducation catholique – 2014

C’était une vraie célébration de l’éducation catholique à la basilique-cathédrale du Christ-Roi...
It was a true celebration of Catholic education at the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King... [read more]


40 Days for Life Mass - Homily

Earlier this week, Bishop Crosby presided at two 40 Days for Life Masses. On Monday at St. Anthony Daniel in Kitchener and on Wednesday at St. Patrick's in Burlington. 40 Days for Life is a peaceful, prayerful – and proven... [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

Oct232014

Christian Meditation


Oct242014

Retrouvaille
A Lifeline for Troubled Marriage


Nov082014

Gathered to Sing


Nov122014

Supporting those Experiencing Grief


Nov202014

Mental Health First Aid


Nov242014

Convening the Conversation


Dec072014

Advent Hymn Festival for Peace


Sep222015

World Meeting of Families 2015