Faith In Action — 2013
In our parishes, schools and Catholic organizations, people are doing acts of charity, justice and peace; all part of the Faith that we profess. This section of our website is intended to recognize those acts and inspire us all. Check back often, and join in the celebration of our Faith – alive in our communities!
Pilgrims started gathering at 5p.m., even earlier -- young and old, families and members of Religious Communities, Priests, Bishops and Cardinals. The Square was packed and people filled the Via della Conciliazione. When the Pope calls people to pray, the faithful come...
Her extensive extra-curricular involvement, her high academic achievements and her community involvement has developed her into a strong, caring and well-rounded leader.
On the lovely morning of June 1, 2013, about 45 people, mostly Parishioners of the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King Parish, hopped on a Wills bus at 7:00 am for their day of Pilgrimage to the Shrine in Midland.
On Sunday, June 2, 2013, more than 450 couples renewed their marriage vows at the Diocese's Annual Wedding Anniversary Mass in Hamilton.
The story of the miracle of the loaves and fishes, found in the Gospel for the feast of Corpus Christi, shows us that sharing must be animated by faith and prayer.
In early November of 2012, over 600 students from across Canada applied to the University of Toronto National Scholarship Program.
Various events took place during the day to mark the occasion, including a Ladies Luncheon with guest speaker, Celeste Giraldo Estrada...
In collaboration with home, parish and community St. Daniel Catholic Elementary School provides a vibrant, Christ-centred learning environment, fostering the pursuit of our faith and academic excellence.
The Diocese of Hamilton Refugee and Immigration Office recently had the pleasure to welcome Mr. Foaad Sliwa to the Chancery office.
Students at St. Mark Catholic Elementary School in Hamilton,enjoy a safe, warm and collaborative faith community.
Each Lent the parishioners of Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Waterloo collect items for Canadian Food for Children.
Bishop Douglas Crosby, OMI, welcomed this year's newly-born members of the Body of Christ to the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King.
Catechists from the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Atriums from across the diocese joined in an evening of song as they explored â€œMusic as Prayerâ€.
The Diocese of Hamilton Refugee and Immigration Office had the pleasure to welcome Mr. and Mrs. Adel and Nafeah Gasgoos to to the Chancery office.
On Sunday, March 17, 2013, the McMaster Catholic Students Association hosted the Annual Bishopâ€™s Luncheon at Canadian Martyrs Parish in Hamilton.
Youth Ministers from across the Diocese gather at the Chancery Office.
Father Jarek Pachocki, OMI, Co-Pastor of St. Patrick and St. Lawrence Parishes in Hamilton, and his sponsors, raised funds for the St. Josephâ€™s Health Care Foundation.
On Thursday, March 14, 2013 approximately 125 priests gathered at Holy Family Parish in Kitchener for the second Convocation Day of this current pastoral year.
45 Men welcome the opportunity to renew their relationship with Christ at a retreat at Holy Rosary Parish in Milton.
Grade 7 students from Guardian Angels Catholic Elementray School in Milton, gathered to prepare for the Sacrament of Confirmation.
Msgr. Edward House hosted a presentation on â€œCurrent Topics in Bioethics from a Catholic Perspectiveâ€ with Dr. Moira McQueen at the Cathedral of Christ the King.
Actions that model the Catholic Graduate Expectations and Gospel values are celebrated and recognized at St. Johnâ€™s Catholic Elementary School in Kitchener.
Each child and adult at Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Elementary School in Hamilton wore a special ribbon in memory of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy.
Julia, a Gr. 6 student at Blessed Theresa of Calcutta Elementary School in Hamilton, cut her hair in support of "Angel Hair for Kids"
At Camp Brebeuf, children, youth and leaders are able to come together, join as friends and experience their faith as servants of God.
Parishioners at Holy Rosary Parish in Guelph live out their faith by setting up a Tree of Hope with tags that note items needed by various charities in their community.
Parishioners at St. John de Brebeuf Parish in Erin, Ontario gather to study Catholic Social Teaching.
Parishioners at St. John the Baptist Parish in Hamilton put their Faith into Action!
Saint Vincent de Paul at Holy Family Parish in Hanover organized a Christmas hamper program for the less fortunate families in the surrounding area.
99 staff and students had a hand in creating this yearâ€™s production at St David Catholic Secondary School in Waterloo.
Generous parishioners at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Waterloo put their Faith In Action!
Members of the Green Team at Regina Mundi Parish put their Faith In Action by acting as stewards of Godâ€™s earth leading their parish community in ways to live in harmony with Godâ€™s creation.
Our Lady of Lourdes Elementary School put their Faith into Action during the month of December!
Harambee is a Swahili word that means "pulling together" or "working together". We chose this word to reflect our solidarity with the Sisters of Notre Dame in Nyalieng'a Kenya.
Teen moms and their children at Good Shepherd Angelaâ€™s Place celebrated Christmas with singing, food and a visit from Santa.
The Diocesan Marriage Encounter Team puts their faith into action by offering couples the chance to nourish their relationships and share their love.
St. Mary of the Visitation Parish in Cambridge is blessed with generous parishioners looking out for their community and the world!
St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Kitchener works for social Justice issues in the parish and in the wider community...
Our school, family and parish come together to celebrate in faith.
His Excellency, Bishop Crosby, has called Paul Edmondstone, Robin Mendonca, Francisco Sordo, Hayden Starczala and Pawel Stankiewicz to the Order of Deacons! All are welcome on Thursday, June 20th at 7:00PM at the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King for the celebration. Please pray for these candidates as they prepare for their Diaconate and continue their preparations for the Priesthood next year.
The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) celebrates the National Week for Life and Family this week, May 14 â€“ 21, 2017. The theme of the week is, â€œLove Grows by Givingâ€
Catholic Education week begins on April 30th. This year's theme is Walking Forward Together. Watch Bishop Crosby's message and read more about what our school boards are doing to celebrate this week!