Heart to Heart - June 2015

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

Jun262015
Welcome to the St. Vincent De Paul Society for Canada for their 44th Annual General Assembly. Monsignor Harvey Roach was admitted to hospital June 10th, please keep him in your prayers. The Chancery staff gathered for the annual summer barbeque today. We bid farewell to Chris Adamczyk and Barb Dollak. Congratulations to St. Ambrose Parish in Cambridge...

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Jun192015
"Laudato Si'", the long awaited Encyclical of Pope Francis was released yesterday in Rome. The formal celebration for Basilica, the honour given to the Church of Our Lady Immaculate, Guelph, last December 8th, takes place on June 29th, Solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul, at 7 p.m. Wednesday is moving day for Priests of the Diocese who are retiring or moving...

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Jun122015
Confirmation "season" winds up this weekend with two celebrations at our Our Lady of the Assumption Parish in Stoney Creek. One celebration remains at St. Paul Chung Korean Parish in Kitchener in early July. Thank you to everyone... The Permanent Diaconate Formation Program continues this weekend for first year and third year candidates. Bishop Daniel Miehm will present on Canon Law...

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Jun052015
The Year of Consecrated Life was celebrated well on Tuesday as women and men in Consecrated Life gathered at St. Thomas the Apostle Parish. The joy was palpable and the celebration vibrant! There will be two Ordinations to the Transitional Diaconate this weekend: Mr. David Reitzel at St. Agnes Parish Waterloo tonight and Mr. Scott Whitfield on Saturday. Almost 450 couples with gather at the Cathedral Basilica this Sunday...

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