Hope in Turmoil

Hope in Turmoil

November 25th: Assisting Couples with a Difficult Prenatal Diagnosis Workshop. Receiving a difficult pre-natal diagnosis is a time of fear, anxiety, doubt, sadness, guilt and grief. This workshop will provide you with information describing what parents face at this time... [read more]

Bishop Crosby's Heart to Heart

Bishop Crosby's Heart to Heart

Gerald Cyprien Lacroix arrives tomorrow morning for an enjoyable weekend in the Diocese of Hamilton. The highlight will be the Sunday morning Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King on its Patronal Feast. During the Mass the Cardinal will present Papal Honours to 15 parishioners of the Diocese... [read more]

Discernment Retreat for Men

Discernment Retreat for Men

Through the weekend of December 12-14th, the Vocations Office is happy to offer a Vocation Retreat for men. The focus of this retreat will be to learn basic principles of discernment, what to pay attention to in prayer and how to distinguish God's voice from one's own thoughts. Learn more and register... [read more]

Discernment Retreat for Women

Discernment Retreat for Women

Through the weekend of December 5-7th, the Vocations Office is happy to offer a Vocation Retreat for women. The focus of this retreat will be to learn basic principles of discernment, what to pay attention to in prayer and how to distinguish God's voice from one's own thoughts. Learn more and register... [read more]

Convening the Conversation

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]

Healing Mass for those Mourning the Loss of a Child

December 7th: Celebrated by Bishop Daniel Miehm at the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King, this Mass is for anyone who has lost a child of any age from any cause, lost a child prior to birth, or who has had a still birth. Pray with us... [read more]

Dedication of the Statue of St. James

On Sunday, November 2nd, His Excellency Bishop Douglas Crosby, OMI, dedicated and blessed the newly installed statue of St. James in front of St. James Parish in Oakville. See photos from this Celebration. [read more]

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]

Advent Hymn Festival for Peace

His Excellency Bishop Douglas Crosby invites the faithful of the Diocese of Hamilton to join him at the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King on December 7th for an Advent Hymn Festival for Peace. In this season of devout and joyful anticipation we gather... [read more]

Hamilton and Port-au-Prince: Two Churches in Partnership

In late October, Bishop Daniel Miehm and John O’Brien (Episcopal Delegate for Cemeteries and Insurance) made a pastoral visit to Haiti. The Diocese of Hamilton has partnered with the Archdiocese of Port-au-Prince and has made a four year monetary commitment... [read more]

Youth Ministry
Professional Development Series

Postponed: This workshop is intended for the Youth Ministry Coordinator or volunteer that is new to ministering to youth in the Catholic Church and is looking for information, knowledge, skills and practical tools to assist them in... [read more]

Synod of Bishops on the Family

The Synod was a preparatory session bringing together Presidents of national Bishops' conferences, heads of Eastern Catholic Churches, and Vatican officials ahead of a larger Synod of Bishops to take place in 2015. Participants included a dozen or more voting members named... [read more]

World Meeting of Families 2015

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 in faithful celebration of the family – the sanctuary of love and life. [read more]

Previously featured stories and events...

Upcoming Events

Nov232014

Conferring of Papal Honours


Nov242014

Convening the Conversation


Nov252014

Hope in Turmoil
Assisting Couples with a Difficult Prenatal Diagnosis


Nov272014

Christian Meditation


Dec052014

Discernment Retreat for Women


Dec072014

Advent Hymn Festival for Peace


Dec072014

Coping with the Holidays


Dec072014

Healing Mass for those Mourning the Loss of a Child


Dec122014

Discernment Retreat for Men


Feb222015

Rite of Election


Mar302015

Mass of Chrism


Apr122015

Mass for New Catholics


Sep222015

World Meeting of Families 2015