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Recent News and Events - February 2016

24 Hours for the Lord

Feb292016

24 Hours for the Lord

The Sacrament of Reconciliation will be offered in a parish from each deanery in our Diocese as part of the worldwide “24 Hours for the Lord” on Friday, March 4th and Saturday, March 5th. Click here for more information!


Photos: Rite of Election 2016

Feb262016

Photos: Rite of Election 2016

On Sunday, February 14th, 2016, the first Sunday of Lent, the Rite of Election was celebrated at both the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King in Hamilton and the Basilica of Our Lady Immaculate in Guelph. A combined 120 catechumens from around the Diocese signed the Book of the Elect and acknowledged their preparation and intention to receive the Sacraments of Initiation at the Easter Vigil.


160th Anniversary of the  Diocese of Hamilton

Feb252016

160th Anniversary of the Diocese of Hamilton

On February 29th, the Diocese of Hamilton will celebrate its 160th Anniversary! The Bishop Farrell Archives maintains the Papal Bull announcing the founding of the Diocese.


Papal Honour to be Bestowed on<br>Dr. Kevin Smith

Feb252016

Papal Honour to be Bestowed on
Dr. Kevin Smith

Most Reverend Bishop Douglas Crosby, OMI, announces that Dr. Kevin Smith is to be honoured as a Knight of St. Gregory during a celebration at the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King on February 28, 2016.


In Memoriam: Reverend Monsignor William O’Brien

Feb232016

In Memoriam: Reverend Monsignor William O’Brien

We regret to inform you that Reverend Monsignor William O’Brien died on Saturday, February 20, 2016. Please pray that Reverend Monsignor William O’Brien may rest in the peace of Christ and that his family may be consoled in their faith in Christ.


Gospel of Luke Reflection Series

Feb162016

Gospel of Luke Reflection Series

Our Gospel of Luke Reflection Series at St. Thomas the Apostle in Waterdown is postponed due to inclement weather, with a new date to be announced. Please click here for more information.