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Job Opportunity: Campus Minister: Catholic Chaplaincy, McMaster University

May232017

Job Opportunity: Campus Minister: Catholic Chaplaincy, McMaster University

The Diocese of Hamilton is looking for a Campus Minister to assist both the Catholic Chaplain and MACSA in facilitating ongoing ministry and faith formation, on campus and at the local parish, Canadian Martyrs.


Bishop Crosby's Heart to Heart

May192017

Bishop Crosby's Heart to Heart

L.A.R.C. (LUTHERAN, ANGLICAN, ROMAN CATHOLIC) is sponsoring a commemoration of the 500 Years of the Reformation – Hopes and Visions for the Future of Christian Unity, NEXT Thursday, May 25th, at the Basilica of Our Lady Immaculate, Guelph.


Synod on Young People and Vocational Discernment

May182017

Synod on Young People and Vocational Discernment

“The Church has decided to examine herself on how she can lead young people to recognize and accept the call to the fullness of life and love, and to ask young people to help her in identifying the most effective ways to announce the Good News today.”


Ordination to the Priesthood: Fathers Avila, Campbell, D'Souza and Jamroz

May162017

Ordination to the Priesthood: Fathers Avila, Campbell, D'Souza and Jamroz

Highlights from the Ordination of Fr. David Avila, Fr. Ross Campbell, Fr. Kevin D'Souza and Fr. Pawel Jamroz


Pope Francis' Prayer Intentions for May: <br> Christians in Africa

May052017

Pope Francis' Prayer Intentions for May:
Christians in Africa

In the month of May, Pope Francis asks that our prayer intentions be for: Christians in Africa: That Christians in Africa, in imitation of the Merciful Jesus, may give prophetic witness to reconciliation, justice and peace.


Bishop Crosby in Rome: Updates from the Visita Ad Limina Apostolorum

Apr262017

Bishop Crosby in Rome: Updates from the Visita Ad Limina Apostolorum

Bishop Crosby, Bishop Tonnos, Bishop Ustrzycki and the Assembly of Catholic Bishops of Ontario are currently in Rome for their Ad limina visit. Check back here regularly for updates on their visit!


Catholic Education Week: </br> Walking Forward Together - Behind the Scenes

Apr252017

Catholic Education Week:
Walking Forward Together - Behind the Scenes

Catholic Education week begins on April 30th. This year's theme is Walking Forward Together. Check out Bishop Crosby's video message and some behind the scenes photos and footage!


Euthanasia and Physician Assisted Suicide

Apr212017

Euthanasia and Physician Assisted Suicide

The Diocese of Hamilton released a pamphlet with information regarding Euthanasia and Physician Assisted Suicide. This pamphlet helps to understand the stance of the Catholic Church and answer any questions.


Bishop Crosby's Message on the Occasion of the 150th Anniversary of Confederation

Apr182017

Bishop Crosby's Message on the Occasion of the 150th Anniversary of Confederation

Every year, when we celebrate Canada Day, we rejoice in our nation’s achievements, both past and present, and look expectantly to the future with hope. This year, in particular, as we mark the sesquicentennial of Confederation


Bishop Crosby's Statement on Canada’s Opioid Crisis and Drug Addiction

Apr182017

Bishop Crosby's Statement on Canada’s Opioid Crisis and Drug Addiction

It has become increasingly clear in recent years that Canada is facing a serious substance abuse crisis. Although this problem has existed in various forms for some time, the recent deaths ...


The Pope's Prayer Intentions For April: Young People

Apr132017

The Pope's Prayer Intentions For April: Young People

Pope Francis' Prayer Intention for the month of April is for "Young People". We pray "that young people may respond generously to their vocation..."


The 2017 Chrism Mass

Apr132017

The 2017 Chrism Mass

On Monday, April 10th, Bishop Crosby led the celebration of the Chrism Mass


2017 Clergy Appointments

Apr112017

2017 Clergy Appointments

The Most Reverend Douglas Crosby, OMI, Bishop of Hamilton, announces the following clergy appointments, effective Wednesday, June 28, 2017.


Holy Week at the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King

Apr102017

Holy Week at the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King

A list of Masses and Celebrations at the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King during Holy Week.


The Development and Peace Solidarity Quilt visits the Diocese of Hamilton

Apr052017

The Development and Peace Solidarity Quilt visits the Diocese of Hamilton

Throughout the Lenten season this year, Development and Peace has been working on an initiative called The Solidarity Quilt. This quilt is a project and pilgrimage to celebrate Development and Peace's 50th Anniversary.