Recent News and Events - December 2015
May the coming Christmas feast be a time to encounter the Lord's love and mercy in our homes, our families and in our Parish communities. Join us at the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King in Hamilton for our Christmas and New Year celebrations.
On Sunday, December 13th, Bishop Crosby led over 900 strong through the Holy Doors at the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King. It was a wonderful event that marked the start of the Jubilee Year of Mercy.
As we await the coming of Our Lord during the sacred season of Advent, we are prayerful as we prepare for the beautiful feast of Christmas. The Chancery Office and the Bishop Farrell Library and Archives Christmas Office hours are as follows...
Msgr. Murray Kroetsch and Msgr. Earl Talbot participated in a friendship and solidarity visit to the Archdiocese of Port-au-Prince, Haiti from November 26 – 30th. They were welcomed by Msgr. Serge Chadic, the Chancellor and Msgr. Pierre Philippe Jean-Pierre, the Vicar for Clergy.
Goodness abounds! This Christmas, as a counterpoint to the destructive forces of misery and terror that we have witnessed these past months, we must not forget that goodness abounds! More than not forgetting, let us be ready to point it out when we see it.
Earlier this month, students at Monsignor Doyle Secondary School performed a stunning presentation of movement, music and prayer. Their performance serves as a reflection for the season of Advent, and helps us prepare the way for Jesus' coming. Watch the video by clicking here:
At the invitation of His Excellency, Bishop Crosby, the Diocese of Hamilton welcomed Archbishop Christian Lépine from the Archdiocese of Montreal on the weekend of November 21st and 22nd. The Diocese was very happy to host the Archbishop and pray that his visit to our Diocese was an occasion of blessing for all.