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Recent News and Events
THE WORLD DAY OF THE POOR announced by Pope Francis at the end of the Jubilee Year of Mercy, will be marked this year on Sunday, November 19th. The theme of this year’s event, “Love not in word but in deed”, seeks to sensitize the consciences of believers to the cries of the poor and the suffering. Pope Francis will preside at Mass with the poor in St. Peter’s Basilica...
On Friday, November 10th, the Diocese of Hamilton hosted a common prayer service at the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King. The service included the Lutheran and Anglican communities with our Roman Catholic community here at the Diocese...
Pentateuch (Volume 1) of the Saint John’s Bible has arrived at the Diocese of Hamilton. Join us at our upcoming open viewings at the Bishop Farrell Library and Archives to get a personal look at this stunning volume!
On August 25th, violence broke out in Myanmar. Families from Muslim Rohingya minority had to flee with such urgency that they were forced to leave behind belongings and resources. There is a tremendous amount of relief support required and the The Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace-Caritas Canada is calling for help.
For the month of November Pope Francis asks us to pray that Christians in Asia, bearing witness to the Gospel in word and deed, may promote dialogue, peace and mutual understanding, especially with those of other religions.
It's been 500 years since the Reformation. Bishop Crosby and Bishop Pryse of the Eastern Synod Evangelical Lutheran Church of Canada have come together for prayer services to commemorate this anniversary.
Bishop Crosby and Director of Youth Ministry, Christina Mines proudly don their Dress Purple t-shirts as the Diocese of Hamilton wears purple to break the silence on child abuse.
Pope Francis addresses the youth in Canada during Salt and Light's Youth Forum.
On Wednesday, October 18th, students from the University of Guelph, McMaster University, Wilfrid Laurier University and the University of Waterloo, embarked upon a Marian Pilgrimage to the Basilica of Our Lady Immaculate in Guelph.
On October 12th St. Joseph's Villa hosted it's Annual Sisters of St. Joseph of Hamilton Mission Legacy Awards.Bishop Crosby himself received an award at the event. Since his appointment to the Diocese in 2010, he has been a strong supporter of the Villa, the Sisters of St. Joseph's and The St. Joseph's Health System.
This Sunday, Salt and Light Television will be airing it's first National Youth Forum which will include 11 young people from the Diocese of Hamilton!
On Tuesday, October 3rd, St. Joseph's Hospital hosted it's 2017 Sisters of St. Joseph's Mission Legacy Awards.
On September 23rd 2017 the Diocese of Hamilton hosted it's first Symposium for Families.
On Thursday, September 21st staff, students and board members from the school boards across our Diocese came together to celebrate Catholic Education.
A church in a small community is rebuilt from the ground up with the support of the larger Catholic community.