Heart to Heart - June 2014

Bishop Crosby's weekly letter to clergy and parishioners in the Diocese.

Jun272014
Please continue to pray for Father Gus Smith. He is not rallying as well as might be hoped following his recent stroke. Father Sam Restivo, C.R., and Father Murray McDermott, C.R., were dinner guests at Ardree earlier this week, along with Bishop Daniel Miehm and Monsignor Murray Kroetsch. Our four new Monsignori will be formally vested on Sunday...

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Jun202014
Kerry Robinson, Executive Director of the National Leadership Roundtable on Church Management, was the presenter at Wednesday’s Convocation for Parish Priests and Associates. The Catholic Children's Aid Society of Hamilton celebrates its 60th Anniversary of caring for children at their Annual General Meeting on Monday evening.

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Jun132014
Sister Dorothy Goetz, SSND, died on June 11th at Notre Dame Convent in Waterdown. We offer our sympathy and assurance of prayers to the SSND Community. John Perrotta has been appointed Manager, Sales and Family Services, for the Catholic Cemeteries of the Diocese of Hamilton. Eleven men has applied to the Seminary for this fall to prepare for service as Priests for the Hamilton Diocese...

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Jun062014
Pope Francis has requested fervent prayer in Catholic Parishes around the world for his historic meeting in Vatican City with Shimon Peres and Mahmoud Abbas. Congratulations to our four new Permanent Deacons who will be ordained tomorrow. St. Augustine's Seminary has a new Rector. Please pray for...

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