Recent News and Events - September 2015
The Office for Refugees of the Diocese of Hamilton recently had the pleasure of welcoming to the Chancery office the family of Mr. Raed Abdulmaseeh. The Abdulmaseeh family were privately sponsored to Canada through the Blended Visa Office Referred (BVOR) Program.
Please join us on SUNDAY OCTOBER 4th at 7:00pm at the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King for Evening Prayer with Bishop Douglas Crosby, OMI followed by a talk by internationally renowned speaker Father John McCarthy on the topic of Planetary Pope: The Ecology Encyclical of Pope Francis.
Don't miss a minute of the Papal visit! We are able to provide live streaming coverage of all events of the Holy Father's visit to the United States this week!
On Wednesday September 16, the Office of Discipleship & Parish Life was pleased to host the second annual Diocesan Parish Secretaries Day of Reflection at the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King.
The Most Reverend Bishop Douglas Crosby, O.M.I., Bishop of Hamilton, welcomed the St. Thomas More Lawyers’ Guild to the Annual Red Mass, celebrated at the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King in Hamilton, Ontario, on September 8, 2015.
The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) has endorsed a joint fundraising campaign aimed at involving all the Church in Canada in order to assist Syrian refugees seeking shelter and protection in the Middle East and parts of Europe.
His Excellency, Bishop Douglas Crosby, OMI, issued a Pastoral Letter on Assisted Suicide on September 3, 2015. He encourages everyone to take part in the Government Consultation to provide our Catholic perspective.