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Recent News and Events - June 2016

Statement on the Passage of Bill C-14

Jun222016

Statement on the Passage of Bill C-14

Cardinal Collins of the Archdiocese of Toronto released a statement and video clip on the passage of Bill C-14, which legalized euthanasia/assisted suicide on Friday, June 17. Click here to read, or click here to watch it. For more on the issue of euthanasia and assisted suicide, click


Photos: Ordination to the Transitional Deaconate

Jun152016

Photos: Ordination to the Transitional Deaconate

On Friday, June 10th, four seminarians were ordained deacons by Bishop Daniel Miehm at St. Thomas the Apostle Parish in Waterdown! We extend our congratulations to Paul Jamroz, Ross Campbell, David Avila and Kevin D’Souza, on this important step in their formation toward the Priesthood.


Photos: Ordination of Deacons

Jun092016

Photos: Ordination of Deacons

On Saturday, June 4th, Most Reverend Bishop Douglas Crosby ordained four deacons! What a joyful time in the Diocese! Congratulations to Taek-Jong Han, Edward MacIntosh, Rene Marechal, and John Moss...


Additional 2016 Clergy Appointments

Jun072016

Additional 2016 Clergy Appointments

The Most Reverend Douglas Crosby, OMI, Bishop of Hamilton, announces the following additional clergy appointments, effective Wednesday, June 29, 2016, or as otherwise indicated.


Photos: 2016 Wedding Anniversary Mass

Jun022016

Photos: 2016 Wedding Anniversary Mass

On Sunday, May 29th, Most Reverend Bishop Douglas Crosby welcomed 467 couples from the Hamilton Diocese celebrating 25, 40, 50, 60 or 60+ years of marriage to the annual Anniversary Mass. Together the couples represent 21,670 years of marriage - a wonderful testament to the loving commitment they made so many years ago! This year we had a couple celebrating 71 years of marriage! Congratulations to them all!


Marian Pilgrimage Days

Jun012016

Marian Pilgrimage Days

Saturday, June 4th: Join a gathering of prayer and meditation to 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. Each celebration will be led by a Bishop!