Recent News and Events
We regret to inform you that Reverend Jiri Macenauer, retired former Pastor of Saints Cyril and Methodius Parish, Hamilton, died suddenly on Thursday, July 30, 2020.
In his prayer intention for the month of August, Pope Francis calls us to "pray for all those who work and live from the sea, among them sailors, fishermen and their families."
The latest recipient of the Diocese of Hamilton Student Award is Katie Young from Bishop Tonnos Catholic Secondary School in Hamilton.
As St. Teresa Parish in Kitchener prepared for Pentecost, nine cedars were planted along the church to symbolize the nine fruits of the Holy Spirit...
The people of St. Clement have stayed true to their small-town roots, living their faith with neighbourly acts of care.
Thanks to the One Heart, One Soul Campaign, St. Ann's has been able to move its Music Ministry into the church loft, paint the church interior, install a tile floor to replaced the 37-year-old carpet, install a new sound system in the church and pay down the parish's Diocesan loan by 30%.
This week's Diocese of Hamilton Student Award is presented to Rachel Huhse from Resurrection Catholic Secondary School in Kitchener.
Sebastian Lazo is the recipient of the Diocese of Hamilton Award for Bishop Macdonell Catholic Secondary School in Guelph.
A resource guide for families to help navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.
In his prayer intention for the month of July, Pope Francis calls us to "that today's families may be accompanied with love, respect and guidance, and especially, that they may be protected by the State."
The Blessed Sacrament placed in the window of the Holy Rosary office in Guelph has become a "huge inspiration" to the parish and the neighbourhood, said Fr. Vernon Boyd, the parish's pastor...
THE CANADIAN CONFERENCE OF CATHOLIC BISHOPS will hold its September 2020 Plenary Assembly by video conference. The decision was made the CCCB Permanent Council at its recent meeting and was communicated to the Bishops by the General Secretary, Monsignor Frank Leo.
The pandemic hasn't halted the good work of the Church. The Stewardship and Development Office asked for examples, and parishes provided a wealth of them. A few are here, and more are to come!
Our 2020 Diocese of Hamilton Student Awards begin with Nora Dempsey from St. James Catholic Secondary School in Guelph.
The COVID-19 Pandemic kept our parishes closed for three months, but it hasn't kept the good work of the Church from taking place.
Please read this announcement from Bishop Crosby regarding the re-opening of churches effective June 16th, 2020.
A Letter to Parishioners from Bishop Crosby regarding required practices upon opening of our Churches.
The CCCB have released a statement regarding the sin of racism following George Floyd's death in Minneapolis, Minnesota on May 25th, 2020.
"We cannot tolerate or turn a blind eye to racism and exclusion in any form and yet claim to defend the sacredness of every human life." - Pope Francis
In his prayer intention for the month of June, Pope Francis calls us to "pray that all those who suffer may find their way in life, allowing themselves to be touched by the Heart of Jesus."
We regret to inform you that Reverend Antonio Cunha, former Pastor of Our Lady of Fatima Parish, Cambridge, died on Wednesday, May 20, 2020 in Cambridge.
A very pertinent message about this "great pause" during the COVID-19 pandemic and our longing for the "Bread of Life" from Novalis Publishing author Anne Jamieson.
In his prayer intention for the month of May, Pope Francis calls us to "pray that deacons, faithful in their service to the Word and the poor, may be an invigorating symbol for the entire Church."
During the week of May 3 to May 8, 2020, school boards within our Diocese will celebrate the significant contribution that Catholic Education has made to the community, the province and to Canada. The theme for this upcoming week is Igniting Hope. We invite you to watch Bishop Crosby's message.
On Friday, May 1, 2020, Bishop Crosby consecrated the Diocese of Hamilton to Mary, Mother of the Church for her intercession during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In solidarity with a number of Episcopal Conferences throughout the world, all diocesan and eparchial Bishops have been invited to consecrate their individual dioceses and eparchies to Mary, Mother of the Church on Friday, May 1, 2020.
The Most Reverend Douglas Crosby, OMI, Bishop of Hamilton, announces the following clergy appointments effective, Wednesday, July 15, 2020, at twelve noon, unless otherwise noted.
An Easter Message from His Excellency, Bishop Douglas Crosby, OMI.
We regret to inform you that Reverend James (Jim) Malone, a retired Priest of the Diocese of Hamilton and most recently resident at St. Anthony Daniel Parish, Kitchener, died on April 5, 2020 at Emmanuel House Hospice in Hamilton.
Please see the following list for online masses available via parishes throughout the Diocese of Hamilton.