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]

Shine Green for Mental Health Week in Canada | <strong>May 2 – 8, 2016</strong>

Shine Green for Mental Health Week in Canada | May 2 – 8, 2016

The Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King will shine green each evening from 8:30pm-12:30am to show our support for Mental Health Week and to help raise awareness. Individuals can also take part by wearing green or taking pictures near numerous landmarks illuminated green throughout the province... [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]

Stand for Life at the March for Life on <strong>Thursday, May 12, 2016</strong>

Stand for Life at the March for Life on Thursday, May 12, 2016

In Canada over 100,000 babies are aborted every year, approximately 280 children every day. On Thursday, March 12, 2016 more than 10,000 people will take part in a peaceful march on Parliament Hill, reminding government leaders that life matters. To find out more about the National March for Life... [read more]

Bishop Crosby's Heart to Heart

2016-2017 PASTORAL INTERNSHIP YEAR ASSIGNMENTS FOR SEMINARIANS have been made. Matthew Gunnarson will serve at St. Ann Parish, Ancaster, with Father Ian Duffy. Gregory Merkley will serve at St. Matthew Parish, Oakville, with Father Mark Gatto. Michael Piersanti will serve at... [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]

Summer School for Liturgical Musicians and Parish Initiation Leaders

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

2016 Clergy Appointments

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

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Upcoming Events

May032016

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


May042016

Hamilton Grief Workshops


May072016

Rite of Ordination to Priesthood: David John Reitzel


May142016

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


May212016

Year of Mercy Youth Rally