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Recent News and Events - November 2015
"We will soon cross the threshold of the Jubilee Year of Mercy, proclaimed by Pope Francis and set to begin on December 8th, the Feast of the Immaculate Conception. Throughout this Jubilee Year, we are called to contemplate divine mercy so that we may become “merciful like the Father.” Mercy is both an attribute of God and the clearest indicator of those who are his children. "
November 4th, 2015: The 5th Annual "Evening with Bishop Crosby" fundraiser dinner was a sold out event that raised over $23,000 in support of the Halton Catholic Children's Education Foundation (HCCEF), a registered charity that provides equitable educational opportunities for students to succeed in Halton.
Most Reverend Douglas Crosby, O.M.I., Bishop of Hamilton and President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB), has sent a letter conveying condolences and prayers to His Eminence André Cardinal Vingt-Trois, Archbishop of Paris, following the tragic attacks in Paris, November 13, 2015.
October 19, 1928 – November 15, 2015
We regret to inform that Reverend Monsignor Harvey Roach has passed away on November 15th, 2015. Please pray that Reverend Monsignor Harvey Roach may rest in the peace of Christ.
Sunday, November 29th: With celebrant 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...
…when you have lost a loved one.
On Sunday, November 29th, join us for an afternoon of reflection and strategies for coping at Christmas, facilitated by Christina Walton, Grief Counsellor.
November 1st, 2015: Part of the celebrations for the Year of Consecrated Life, a Mass of Thanksgiving was held at the Basilica of Our Lady Immaculate in Guelph. May God continue to bless the Diocese of Hamilton with more faith-filled men and women called to live the vocation to Consecrated Life.