Bishop Crosby's Heart to Heart

Bishop Crosby's Heart to Heart

POPE FRANCIS has launched a Marathon of Prayer for the month of May. "Guided by Shrines around the world during this month of May, we recite the Rosary to invoke an end to the pandemic and the resumption of social and work-related activities." (Pope Francis, General Audience, 5 May 2021) Father Ian Duffy, Rector of our own Diocesan Shrine, the Basilica of Our Lady in Guelph, is joining the Pope's prayer marathon by praying the Rosary at noon each day... [read more]

Bishop Crosby's Message for Catholic Education Week 2021

Bishop Crosby's Message for Catholic Education Week 2021

During the week of May 2 to May 7, 2021, school boards within our Diocese will celebrate the significant contribution that Catholic Education has made to the community, the province and to Canada. The theme for this upcoming week is Nurturing Hope. We invite you to watch Bishop Crosby's message. [read more]

Highlights and Video: Episcopal Ordination of Bishop Wayne Lobsinger

Highlights and Video: Episcopal Ordination of Bishop Wayne Lobsinger

"This is the day the Lord has made! Forty-eight hours ago, we didn't know that this was the day. But this is the day. And here it is," Bishop Lobsinger remarked to those gathered. The Episcopal Ordination of the Auxiliary Bishop of Hamilton, the Most Reverend Wayne Lobsinger, took place at the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King in Hamilton, Ontario, on April 18, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. [read more]

2021 Clergy Appointments

2021 Clergy Appointments

The Most Reverend Douglas Crosby, OMI, Bishop of Hamilton, announces the following clergy appointments effective, Wednesday, June 30, 2021, at twelve noon, unless otherwise noted. Please pray for God's blessing upon these new appointments. [read more]

Canadian Reporting System for Sexual Abuse or Cover-up by a Catholic Bishop

The Bishops of Canada launched a national service for reporting situations of sexual abuse committed or covered-up by a Bishop. See here to make a report: [read more]

Live-streamed and Prerecorded Masses in the Diocese of Hamilton

As of April 19th, 2021, Masses are cancelled throughout the Diocese due to the lockdown restictions in Ontario. Parishes throughout the Diocese are providing the opportunity to watch both livestreams and prerecorded Masses. The list is organized according to Deanery - find your local parish or find a time that is convenient for you to celebrate Mass at home. [read more]

Now Hiring: Financial Analyst (Chancery Office)

This position provides financial and business support to the Diocese as well as supporting the Chancellor in enhancing the Company's financial reporting and forecasting processes. [read more]

Register for your Wedding Anniversary Certificate

As the restrictions from COVID-19 continue and for the safety of all concerned, a decision has been made to cancel the annual Anniversary Mass scheduled for June of 2021. Bishop Crosby would still love to offer congratulations to all those who will be married 25, 40, 50, 60 and 60 plus years in 2021, and so we encourage couples to register for their wedding anniversary certificate here: [read more]

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