Bishop Crosby's Easter Message

Bishop Crosby's Easter Message

At the beginning of our 40 day Lenten journey, we were marked with ashes in the Sign of the Cross – a stark reminder that we are going to die, all of us, sooner or later. Now, at the Easter celebrations, those ashes are washed away... [read more]

2015 Clergy Appointments

2015 Clergy Appointments

The Most Reverend Douglas Crosby, OMI, Bishop of Hamilton, announces the following clergy appointments, effective June 24, 2015. [read more]

Marriage Enrichment/Encounter Weekend

Marriage Enrichment/Encounter Weekend

April 11-12: designed for couples who are contented with their relationship, yet wish to connect on a deeper level with their spouse. Couples spend time together reconnecting... [read more]

Bishop Crosby's Heart to Heart

Bishop Crosby's Heart to Heart

On Monday evening is the celebration of the Mass of Chrism; Priests renew the promises made at the time of their Ordination, the Oil of Catechumens and the Oil of the Sick are blessed and the Sacred Chrism is consecrated for use at the Easter Vigil and throughout the coming year. "Wake up the World! Young Adult Rally" is a gathering of young adults as part of the Year of Consecrated Life... [read more]

Wake up the World!

Wake up the World!

May 3rd: Calling all young adults! A youth rally is happening at Mount Mary Retreat Centre in Ancaster. Let's wake up the world to the beauty of life in Jesus Christ! [read more]

Canada's First Pope John Paul II Day

April 2nd, 2015 will be Canada’s first Pope John Paul II Day after MP Wladislaw Lizon’s Private Member’s Bill C-266 - An Act to establish Pope John Paul II Day - received Royal Assent this past December. This is a special day to recall and commemorate the significant impact and contribution Saint Pope John Paul II had on the world and Canada... [read more]

Francis' Vision of the Church
Senior Adult Workshop Series

April 22nd: Facilitated by Sister Mary Heather MacKinnon, reflect on Pope Francis’ Vision of the Church. What has shaped and formed Francis’ commitment to living a gospel way of life in the world today? [read more]

Mass of Chrism

March 30th: Bishop Crosby will bless the Oil of the Sick, the Oil of Catechumens and Sacred Chrism which will be used in the celebration of the Sacraments in the Diocese of Hamilton. All are welcome! [read more]

The Prepared Environment:
Journeying Joyfully Together With Jesus, the Good Shepherd

May 1st: Speaker Kathleen Ennis has been a catechist and formation leader in the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd for over 25 years. This workshop is for current catechists, parents and all who accompany children on their faith journey. [read more]

Holy Week and Easter 2015

Join us for Holy Week and Easter at the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King, as we participate in Jesus' Death and Resurrection. We remember the commands that Jesus gave us on the night before He died... [read more]

Annual Musicians Retreat

May 9th: St. Francis of Assisi, St. Ignatius of Loyola and the Jesuits have profoundly influenced our Holy Father, Pope Francis, and his leadership of the Church. This retreat for musicians will explore... [read more]

Bishop's Statement on Physician-Assisted Suicide

Bishop Crosby: "As Catholics we understand the dignity of every human person and believe that care for the sick, dying and elderly takes a loving and compassionate form in palliative care. Please take the time to read the statement from the CCCB President, Archbishop Durocher, whose words echo my feelings..." [read more]

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