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Recent News and Events - June 2015

Bishop Crosby's Heart to Heart

Jun262015

Bishop Crosby's Heart to Heart

Bishop Matthew Ustrzycki came through last week’s surgery with flying colours! The 30 stitches that closed the wound are being removed today. The recent deaths of Monsignor Daniel Hinsperger and monsignor Joseph Sach were sad moments during these summer days.


Diaconate Ordination of Scott Whitfield

Jun242015

Diaconate Ordination of Scott Whitfield

On June 6th, 2015, Mr. Scott Whitfield was ordained to the Transitional Diaconate at St. Patrick's Parish in Hamilton by Bishop Douglas Crosby, OMI, Bishop of the Diocese of Hamilton. See photos and read a short reflection by Deacon Whitfield on his vocation journey...


Grandparents Matter... Fostering faith

Jun232015

Grandparents Matter... Fostering faith

The Offices of Catechesis, Discipleship & Parish Life, and Family Ministry invite you to a Workshop / Retreat Day.


Diocese of Hamilton Award: Kaitlin Brogan

Jun232015

Diocese of Hamilton Award: Kaitlin Brogan

The Diocese of Hamilton award is presented to a graduating student who has attained high academic proficiency, and who exemplifies Catholic leadership qualities, Christian values, and a commitment to service in the community. This is the first year that this award is presented to a St. Jerome’s University graduating student...


Photos: Annual Wedding Anniversary Mass

Jun172015

Photos: Annual Wedding Anniversary Mass

On Sunday, June 7th, Bishop Crosby welcomed couples from the Hamilton Diocese celebrating 25, 40, 50, 60 or 60+ years of marriage to the annual Anniversary Mass. Four-hundred-fifty-one couples registered to attend the Mass. Collectively the couples represent 20,001 years of marriage - a living legacy of love and commitment to the vows they professed so many years ago!


Diaconate Ordination of Mr. David John Reitzel

Jun172015

Diaconate Ordination of Mr. David John Reitzel

On June 5th, 2015 Mr. David John Reitzel was ordained to the Transitional Diaconate at St. Agnes Parish in Waterloo by Bishop Daniel Miehm, Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of Hamilton. See photos and read Deacon Reitzel's vocation journey...


Year of Consecrated Life<br /><strong>Religious Communities Dinner</strong>

Jun162015

Year of Consecrated Life
Religious Communities Dinner

The evening was an occasion for the Diocese to thank and honour the Religious during the year of Consecrated Life initiated by Pope Francis November 23, 2014. It was also an opportunity for the many and diverse religious communities serving in the Diocese of Hamilton to gather in prayer and community...


Job opportunity: Program Director, Catholic Leadership Program

Jun152015

Job opportunity: Program Director, Catholic Leadership Program

The Catholic Leadership Program Director is responsible for the management, co-ordination, and administration of all activities related to the organization and delivery of the Diocese of Hamilton Catholic Leadership Program (DHCLP)...


The Joy of the Sacraments

Jun102015

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.


Marian Pilgrimage Days

Jun052015

Marian Pilgrimage Days

July 4th: 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...


Annual Celebration of Priesthood and Religious Life Dinner

Jun032015

Annual Celebration of Priesthood and Religious Life Dinner

With over 450 people in attendance, the Serra Club of Hamilton celebrated the its annual Priesthood and Religious Life Banquet on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at Liuna Station in Hamilton...