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Bishop Crosby's Heart to Heart

Jun232017

Bishop Crosby's Heart to Heart

Next weekend Canada celebrates the 150th Anniversary of Confederation.The Canadian Bishops will consecrate the country to the Immaculate Heart of Mary on Canada Day, Saturday July 1st. The Prayer of Consecration will be prayed at every Sunday Mass offered in every Parish in the Diocese of Hamilton during the weekend


Highlights from the Reception of Wisdom and Historical Books.

Jun152017

Highlights from the Reception of Wisdom and Historical Books.

On Sunday, June 11th, the Diocese of Hamilton received two more volumes of the Saint John's Bible Heritage Edition. Historical Books (volume 2) and Wisdom Books (volume 3) were received during a beautiful celebration of word and hymns.


Mass for the Ordination of Deacons

Jun122017

Mass for the Ordination of Deacons

Join us Friday, June 23rd at 7pm for the ordination of Grayson Hope, Christopher Tracey and Tim Theriault who will serve as deacons during this transitional stage on their path to the priesthood.


The Saint John's Bible:<br/> Arrival of Historical Books and Wisdom Books

Jun082017

The Saint John's Bible:
Arrival of Historical Books and Wisdom Books

Join us June 11th for the arrival of Historical Books (volume 2) and Wisdom Books (volume 3) of The Saint John’s Bible Heritage Edition by the Diocese of Hamilton.


URGENT APPEAL: Famine Relief Fund

Jun082017

URGENT APPEAL: Famine Relief Fund

PRAY - GIVE - SPEAK OUT An Interfaith Appeal from Canada’s Faith Communities for South Sudan, Somalia, Nigeria and Yemen. Donate before June 30th for donations to be matched by the federal government.


In Memoriam: Reverend Phil Sherlock

Jun052017

In Memoriam: Reverend Phil Sherlock

We regret to inform you that Reverend Philip Sherlock, died on Friday, June 2, 2017. Read more for funeral and visitation information


Pope Francis' Prayer Intentions for June: Eliminate Arms Trade

Jun052017

Pope Francis' Prayer Intentions for June: Eliminate Arms Trade

For the month of June, Pope Francis calls us to pray that national leaders around the world take a firm stand and end arms trading.


The Consecration of Canada to the Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Jun022017

The Consecration of Canada to the Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary

The Bishops of Canada are invited to consecrate the country to the Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary as part of the celebrations marking the 150th anniversary of Confederation.


Synod on Young People and Vocational Discernment

May182017

Synod on Young People and Vocational Discernment

“The Church has decided to examine herself on how she can lead young people to recognize and accept the call to the fullness of life and love, and to ask young people to help her in identifying the most effective ways to announce the Good News today.”


Ordination to the Priesthood: Fathers Avila, Campbell, D'Souza and Jamroz

May162017

Ordination to the Priesthood: Fathers Avila, Campbell, D'Souza and Jamroz

Highlights from the Ordination of Fr. David Avila, Fr. Ross Campbell, Fr. Kevin D'Souza and Fr. Pawel Jamroz


Pope Francis' Prayer Intentions for May: <br> Christians in Africa

May052017

Pope Francis' Prayer Intentions for May:
Christians in Africa

In the month of May, Pope Francis asks that our prayer intentions be for: Christians in Africa: That Christians in Africa, in imitation of the Merciful Jesus, may give prophetic witness to reconciliation, justice and peace.


Bishop Crosby in Rome: Updates from the Visita Ad Limina Apostolorum

Apr262017

Bishop Crosby in Rome: Updates from the Visita Ad Limina Apostolorum

Bishop Crosby, Bishop Tonnos, Bishop Ustrzycki and the Assembly of Catholic Bishops of Ontario are currently in Rome for their Ad limina visit. Check back here regularly for updates on their visit!


Catholic Education Week: </br> Walking Forward Together - Behind the Scenes

Apr252017

Catholic Education Week:
Walking Forward Together - Behind the Scenes

Catholic Education week begins on April 30th. This year's theme is Walking Forward Together. Check out Bishop Crosby's video message and some behind the scenes photos and footage!


Euthanasia and Physician Assisted Suicide

Apr212017

Euthanasia and Physician Assisted Suicide

The Diocese of Hamilton released a pamphlet with information regarding Euthanasia and Physician Assisted Suicide. This pamphlet helps to understand the stance of the Catholic Church and answer any questions.


Bishop Crosby's Message on the Occasion of the 150th Anniversary of Confederation

Apr182017

Bishop Crosby's Message on the Occasion of the 150th Anniversary of Confederation

Every year, when we celebrate Canada Day, we rejoice in our nation’s achievements, both past and present, and look expectantly to the future with hope. This year, in particular, as we mark the sesquicentennial of Confederation