March for Life 2015

March for Life 2015

On Thursday, March 14th close to 25,000 people gathered in Ottawa on Parliament Hill to support life and protest the lack of laws against abortion in Canada. Amongst those gathered were hundreds from the Hamilton Diocese, including students from several of our Catholic schools boards... [read more]

Theology on Tap

Theology on Tap

May 28th: Topic: "A Recipe for Faith, Choosing and Using the Best Ingredients" with Anne Jamieson, Director of the Hamilton Diocese Catechesis Office. Theology on Tap is an opportunity for attendees to explore issues and topics that relate to the Catholic faith in a fun and casual environment... [read more]

Marian Pilgrimage Days

Marian Pilgrimage Days

June 6th: Join a gathering of prayer and meditation as we honour Our Lady of Fatima at a Mass, an outdoor Rosary, lunch, Stations of the Cross and Benediction at St. Thomas the Apostle Parish, Waterdown... [read more]

The Joy of the Sacraments

The Joy of the Sacraments

Video: Bishop Crosby along with priests, parish ministers, parents and children from across the Diocese of Hamilton describe the particular joy that moments of Sacramental Preparation can be. [read more]

Bishop Crosby's Heart to Heart

Bishop Crosby's Heart to Heart

The Mass of Christian Burial for Father Bernard Hayes, C.R. takes place tomorrow at 10:00am at St. Mary's Church Kitchener. Sounds of Joy, a remarkable evening of music and dance takes place at the Hamilton Convention Centre, on Tuesday, May 26th at 6:30pm. 436 couples have registered for the Anniversary Mass to be celebrated at the Cathedral Basilica... [read more]

National Week of Life and Family

Each year the Church in Canada designates one week as a special time for prayer and reflection on life and the family. In light of the recent judgment of the Supreme Court of Canada relative to the issue of assisted suicide, it is appropriate that we turn our attention to the call of the family to draw near to the dying... [read more]

Catholic Education Week
May 3rd - 8th, 2015

‘Exploring’ means setting out to find something new. You can explore by going out to new places or you can explore by taking a fresh look at something you have known for a long time. When you explore your minds and hearts must be open to listen and see and discover... [read more]

Kenya Missionary Oblates visit with Bishop Crosby

Four Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate from the Kenya Mission of OMI Lacombe Canada Province stopped in to visit Bishop Douglas Crosby, OMI. Bishop Crosby is a member of the Congregation. The missionary Priests spoke at Parishes in the Diocese of Hamilton over a weekend in April... [read more]

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]

Bishop's Statement on the Health and Physical Education Curriculum 2015

"The newly revised Health and Physical Education curriculum was released by the Ontario government on Monday, February 23, with plans for implementation to begin in September of this year..." [read more]

Photos: Chrism Mass 2015

This Mass, which the Bishop concelebrates with his college of Priests and at which he consecrates the Holy Chrism and blesses the other oils, manifests the communion of Priests with their Bishop... [read more]

2015 Clergy Appointments

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

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Upcoming Events


The Sounds of Joy


Theology on Tap: A Recipe for Faith: Choosing and Using the Best Ingredients


Catholic Women's League Diocesan Convention


Conquest: calling all youth ministers!


Marian Pilgrimage Days


Wedding Anniversary Mass 2015


Christian Healing Training
Level 2


World Meeting of Families 2015