Recent News and Events - February 2015

Water of Life: Lenten Reflection

Feb252015

Water of Life: Lenten Reflection

The School Sisters of Notre Dame invite us to join with them in this Lenten Season as they reflect on the priceless gift of water in our world today. I invite you to take the time to enter into this wonderful reflection...


Christian Meditation with Children

Feb192015

Christian Meditation with Children

On Tuesday, February 10, 2015, the Diocesan Partnership for Catholic Education hosted a day with Fr. Laurence Freeman, Director of the World Community for Christian Meditation. Educators from all of the Catholic School Boards in the Diocese, St. Jerome's University and parishioners...


No Shade of Grey – Better for your Children

Feb182015

No Shade of Grey – Better for your Children

There has been a lot of media attention given to the upcoming movie 50 Shades of Grey. The movie is being promoted as a love story; ultimately it is anything but a love story. Many experts fear the impact it will have on those who see it, in particular young people....


Conscience Rights for Ontario Physicians: <strong>Have Your Say</strong>

Feb162015

Conscience Rights for Ontario Physicians: Have Your Say

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario are consulting the public regarding their proposed policy about Professional Obligations and Human Rights. It is a troublesome policy in that it seeks to limit the moral and ethical rights of physicians in matters related to conscience. Respond by Feb 20th.


Admission to Candidacy and the Institution to the Ministry of Acolyte

Feb152015

Admission to Candidacy and the Institution to the Ministry of Acolyte

Four aspirants to the Permanent Diaconate in the Diocese of Hamilton became "candidates" on Saturday, January 17, 2015 through the Rite of Admission to Candidacy at a ceremony officiated by the Most Rev. Daniel Miehm, Auxiliary Bishop of Hamilton and Moderator of Permanent Deacons...


Message of Pope Francis on the 23rd World Day of the Sick

Feb112015

Message of Pope Francis on the 23rd World Day of the Sick

February 11, 2015: "Occasionally our world forgets the special value of time spent at the bedside of the sick, since we are in such a rush; caught up as we are in a frenzy of doing, of producing, we forget about giving ourselves freely, taking care of others, being responsible for others..."


Sow Much Love to Give

Feb042015

Sow Much Love to Give

Lent is the time to prepare for Easter. It is a time of contemplation, prayer and sacrifice for Catholics around the world. Each year, Development and Peace organizes a campaign called Share Lent. This Lent, we are called to learn, to pray and to act ...


Multicultural Mass 2015

Feb032015

Multicultural Mass 2015

On January 18, 2015, in recognition of the World Day for Migrants and Refugees, Bishop Daniel Miehm and members of our many multicultural communities, joined together to celebrate the annual Diocesan Multicultural Mass.