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Recent News and Events - April 2015

Kenya Missionary Oblates visit with Bishop Crosby

Apr282015

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...


Bishop Crosby's Easter Message

Apr242015

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...


Thanksgiving Mass:<br />John Paul II and John XXIII

Apr222015

Thanksgiving Mass:
John Paul II and John XXIII

Join us in a celebration of thanksgiving for the Canonization of Popes John Paul II and John XXIII in either Guelph or Hamilton. Each of the celebrations will feature a personal testimony from Floribeth Moira Diez, whose miraculous healing was the cause for the Canonization of John Paul II.


Wake up the World!

Apr202015

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!


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

Apr152015

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..."


Evaluating Liturgical Music<br />Resources in Canada

Apr102015

Evaluating Liturgical Music
Resources in Canada

Deadline for submissions is April 30th
Now that the Third Typical Edition of the Roman Missal has been published in English, the Episcopal Commission for Liturgy and the Sacraments (English Sector) realizes that new music resources are needed. To this end, work has begun on a new collection...


Canada's First Pope John Paul II Day

Apr022015

Canada's First Pope John Paul II Day

Today is 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...


Photos: Chrism Mass 2015

Apr022015

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...