Faith In Action — 2015
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!
The Holy Door of the Cathedral Basilica will be opened at a ceremony on December 13th, beginning at 7 p.m. Bishop Crosby will solemnly bless and open the Holy Door bearing the images of the Good Shepherd and Madonna della Strada. All are welcome to attend!
Join us on Sunday, November 15th at 7:00pm for Evening Prayer with Bishop Douglas Crosby, OMI and a talk by world-renowned biblical scholar, Sister Eileen Schuller, OSU at The Basilica of Our Lady Immaculate in Guelph.
On Sunday, November 1st, St. Aloysius Parish in Kitchener had their dedication ceremony of their Lost Child Prayer Garden led by Bishop Douglas Crosby. CTV Kitchener covered the event and offered the history and inspiration behind the garden.
176 Pilgrims from the Hamilton Diocese enjoyed a week of faith, fun, family and fellowship at the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia. Their trip was highlighted with picture and video clips.
The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops released a powerful statement on assisted suicide at the conclusion of their meetings on Friday, September 18, 2015. Read it hereâ€¦
The Priests, Consecrated Religious and Lay Faithful of Hamilton Diocese congratulate His Excellency Bishop Douglas Crosby, OMI, on his election as President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops. We assure you of our prayerful support as you take on this new responsibility in the Church in Canada.
Bishop Douglas Crosby, OMI, sadly announces the death of Monsignor Daniel Robert Hinsperger on Thursday, July 16, 2015.
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!