Heart to Heart - March 2014

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

Mar282014
Congratulations to Lena Settimi who celebrates her 25th Anniversary of service to the Diocese of Hamilton! 114 musicians will gather at St. Matthew's Church in Oakville tomorrow. Prayer cards marking the Canonizations of the two Popes, Blessed John XXIII and Blessed Pope John Paul II, are available through...

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Mar212014
"24 Hours for Mercy" is scheduled to begin on March 28th at 4:30 pm at the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King. Archbishop Luigi Bonazzi, recently arrived Apostolic Nuncio to Canada, presented a letter of introduction from Cardinal Piero Parolin. Sacred Heart Parish in Guelph, celebrates the Sacrament of Confirmation on the Sunday morning at their 11am Mass. Please pray for the young people...

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Mar142014
"Mercy begets mercy" was the central theme of a stirring reflection by Bishop Daniel Miehm to Priests who serve in Hamilton Diocese. We plan on publishing the text for the benefit of all! Mother Catherine of Our Lady, OCD, celebrates her 50th anniversary of Religious profession on March 19, and Pope Francis describes his first year as a "time of mercy".

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Mar072014
One Human Family - Food For All is the theme for the Share Lent Campaign for the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace. The Rite of Election will be celebrated this Sunday and a Lenten Series on Vatican II is being held in the Waterloo Deanery with engaging speakers.

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