Heart to Heart - March 2015

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

Mar272015
On Monday evening is the celebration of the Mass of Chrism; Priests renew the promises made at the time of their Ordination, the Oil of Catechumens and the Oil of the Sick are blessed and the Sacred Chrism is consecrated for use at the Easter Vigil and throughout the coming year. "Wake up the World! Young Adult Rally" is a gathering of young adults as part of the Year of Consecrated Life...

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Mar202015
Wednesday, March 25th is the feast of the Annunciation, the patronal feast for the Diocese of Hamilton. Father Wojciech Kuzma and I will be visiting the Seminaries where most of our seminarians study. Our sympathy to the Congregation of the Resurrection...

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Mar132015
The Office for Refugees and Immigration recently welcomed a young man from Eritrea who came to us through Tel Aviv. The responses to the Synod 2015 Questionnaire have been collated by our Office for Family Ministry. We pray for Father Wojciech Kuzma and the participants at a Discernment Retreat for Men...

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Mar062015
Prayers are requested for the following Priests who will be undergoing surgery in the coming weeks: Father Luc Payette, Father Len Strohmeyer, Father Charles Galea... Bishop Elect Joseph Dabrowski will be ordained Bishop on April 14, 2015. Spring ahead this weekend! Daylight Savings Time begins early on Sunday morning...

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