Decree Regarding Holy Week and the Celebration of the Paschal Triduum 2020

Decree Regarding Holy Week and the Celebration of the Paschal Triduum 2020

Please read the following decree by His Excellency, Bishop Crosby, regarding Holy Week and the Celebration of the Paschal Triduum in our parishes. [read more]

Further Directives Regarding COVID-19

Further Directives Regarding COVID-19

Chancellor Monsignor Murray J. Kroetsch, PH, VG, provides further directives regarding COVID-19 in this open letter. [read more]

Updated Directives Regarding COVID-19

Updated Directives Regarding COVID-19

In an open letter to Priests, Parishes, and the community in the Diocese of Hamilton, Bishop Crosby addresses updated directives regarding coronavirus COVID-19, including "dispensing the faithful from the obligation to participate in the Sunday Mass (c. 87), until we are again able to assemble for the Lord's Day." [read more]

A Letter from Bishop Crosby<br/><strong>Lift Up Your Hearts</strong>

A Letter from Bishop Crosby
Lift Up Your Hearts

His Excellency, Bishop Crosby, OMI, encourages us to lift up our hearts and spirits to the Lord in the face of COVID-19. [read more]

Chancery Office and Bishop Farrell Library Closure

Chancery Office and Bishop Farrell Library Closure

Due to growing concerns regarding the spread of the Coronavirus, COVID-19, in Canada, the Chancery Office of the Diocese of Hamilton as well as the Bishop Farrell Library and Archives will remain closed from March 17 until April 5, 2020. [read more]

Adult Faith Formation from the Comfort of Your Own Home

The Diocese of Hamilton has partnered with The Virtual Learning Community of Dayton University to be able to provide parishioners throughout the Diocese of Hamilton with affordable, high quality formation opportunities. [read more]

Highlights from 2020 Mass of Chrism

On Tuesday, March 24th, 2020, the Mass of Chrism was celebrated at the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King in Hamilton, presided by His Excellency, Bishop Crosby, OMI. [read more]

An Invitation to Pray

During these Lenten days, and mindful of all who are affected by the COVID-19 Virus, we are called to be more fervent in prayer. Since we are not able to gather publicly for prayer at this time, we are encouraged to pray... [read more]

Mass at the Cathedral Basilica
March 22, 2020

"We are that man born blind. We long to see. In the midst of our darkness, the darkness of these days, of this scary time we are in, we put our trust in the one who is our light, and our life." - His Excellency, Bishop Crosby [read more]

Bishop Crosby's Heart to Heart

DR. TOM STEWART, ST. JOSEPH HEALTH SYSTEM PRESIDENT AND CEO has been seconded to the Ontario Ministry of Health as the Clinical Lead on the Provincial COVID-19 Command Table. [read more]

Reflections from the Carmel of St. Joseph

"And the people stayed home. And read books, and listened, and rested, and exercised, and made art, and played games, and learned new ways of being, and were still." [read more]

Reflections from the Carmel of St. Joseph

"While the world is locking down, there are less cars, less planes, and less pollution..." [read more]

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