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Recent News and Events - February 2015
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...
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...
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....
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.
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...
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..."
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 ...
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.