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Recent News and Events - August 2016

The Red Mass

Aug252016

The Red Mass

The annual Red Mass will be celebrated at the St. Mary’s Pro-Cathedral, 146 Park St. North in Hamilton on Wednesday, September 7 at 9:30 a.m. The St. Thomas More Lawyer’s Guild sponsors this annual Mass whose long history dates back to the 13th century...


The Saint John's Bible at Bishop Farrell Library

Aug202016

The Saint John's Bible at Bishop Farrell Library

Bishop Douglas Crosby, OMI, and Msgr. Murray Kroetsch welcomed the first volume of The Saint John's Bible to its home in our Diocese, Bishop Farrell Library & Archives. Gospel and Acts will be on display from August 23rd – 25th from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend!


Ryan Williams

Aug192016

Ryan Williams

Ryan Williams, a graduate from St. John Bosco Secondary School in Guelph, is our next recipient of the Diocese of Hamilton Student Award. St. John Bosco is an alternative learning high school and Ryan joined them in second semester of this past year. During his time at St. John Bosco, Ryan overcame the obstacles...


First Profession of Sister Mary Anne Larocque

Aug152016

First Profession of Sister Mary Anne Larocque

The Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph in Canada are pleased to announce the First Profession of Sister Mary Anne Larocque on August 11th, 2016. Sister Mary Anne professed vows of poverty, chastity and obedience during the Rite of Religious Profession at Mass in the London Residence...


Job Opportunity: Digital Media Manager, Temporary Role

Aug092016

Job Opportunity: Digital Media Manager, Temporary Role

The Diocese of Hamilton is looking for a Digital Media Manager for a temporary position. Reporting to the Chancellor, this position is responsible for developing various digital media initiatives to promote the Diocese and its message to the wider community...


Lisa Tran

Aug092016

Lisa Tran

Our Diocese of Hamilton Student Awards continue with Lisa Tran, who has spent the last four years tirelessly contributing to the school life and spirit of St. Mary's Catholic Secondary School in Kitchener. As a strong proponent of the Culture of Life Club, Lisa was always the first to suggest new and creative ideas...


Photos: 2016 Ontario Liturgical Conference Summer School

Aug082016

Photos: 2016 Ontario Liturgical Conference Summer School

Over 65 parish musicians and initiation leaders from across Ontario and beyond gathered at the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King from July 17th-20th for the 2016 Ontario Liturgical Conference Summer School. Click for more photos and a summary of the events from each day!


Simone Dorie

Aug052016

Simone Dorie

Simone Dorie, from St. Mary Catholic Secondary School in Hamilton, is our next recipient of the Diocese of Hamilton Student Award. Simone was a dedicated and exemplary member of the Arts community at St. Mary’s. As a member of the Competitive Improv team, the Concert Band, the Jazz Band, the Choir and the Dance Crew, Simone inspired others...


Adam Sunavsky

Aug032016

Adam Sunavsky

Our Diocese of Hamilton Student Awards continue with Adam Sunavsky from Bishop Ryan Catholic Secondary School, Hamilton. Adam is a top ten Honours student for four years excelling in a heavy academic program. He is a disciplined athlete and he has been a member of the track and field and swim teams...