Bishop Crosby's Heart to Heart

Bishop Crosby's Heart to Heart

THE OPENING OF THE SYNODAL PATH in preparation for the 2023 Synod took place last Sunday in St. Peter's Basilica in Rome. The homily of Pope Francis set out his hopes and expectations for the Synod: "Celebrating a Synod means walking on the same road, walking together. Let us look at Jesus. First, he encounters the rich man on the road; he then listens to his questions, and finally he helps him discern what he must do to inherit eternal life..." [read more]

Thanksgiving 2021

Thanksgiving 2021

The celebration of Thanksgiving in our homes and parishes is a wonderful opportunity to reflect on the bounty of God's goodness and love. The Offices for Evangelization and Catechesis, Liturgy and Youth Ministry are happy to provide this resource for prayer and celebration of Thanksgiving in the home. [read more]

Bishop Crosby Lends a Voice to the Vaccination Effort

Bishop Crosby Lends a Voice to the Vaccination Effort

"Vaccines protect my health. Vaccines protect my coworkers. Vaccines protect my parishioners. Vaccines protect us all." Bishop Douglas Crosby, OMI, is among a group of Hamilton faith leaders lending their voices to a city-wide campaign, aimed at getting more residents to roll up their sleeves and get vaccinated. Read the article from The Hamilton Spectator and see the full poster: [read more]

Information on Residential Schools:
To Inform, To Encourage, To Heal

"The sad legacy of Residential Schools and the reality that Catholic entities participated in the Government policy which removed Indigenous children from their families and from their culture has once again been brought to the attention of Canadians." Read the Pastoral Letter from Bishop Douglas Crosby, and learn more about residential schools, including actions and commitments. [read more]

Job Opportunity: Administrative Assistant of Liturgy

The Diocese of Hamilton is searching for a part time Administrative Assistant of Liturgy. Reporting to the Coordinator of Liturgy, this position works collaboratively with all Diocesan offices and parishes. For details and to apply, visit: [read more]

Catholics and the COVID-19 Vaccine

Dr. Moira McQueen, executive director of the Canadian Catholic Bioethics Institute, explains why the vaccines do not pose a moral dilemma for Catholics and why Catholics (and all people) should get vaccinated. Watch the video from The Jesuit Review: [read more]

Laudato Si': On Care for Our Common Home

The Diocese of Hamilton welcomes you and invites you to engage on every level with the Holy Father's encyclical Laudato Si'. This new website platform is meant to invite visitors to understand the important messages of Laudato Si', and use them to invoke change in their communities. [read more]

Year of St. Joseph

On December 8 2020, Pope Francis declared a "Year of St. Joseph" marking the 150th Anniversary of the Proclamation of Saint Joseph as the Patron Saint of the Universal Church. This year continues until December 8, 2021, the Feast of the Immaculate Conception. [read more]

Live-streamed and Prerecorded Masses in the Diocese of Hamilton

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]

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