click here) and in French (click here). For more information on the issue on euthanasia and assisted suicide, click">

Recent News and Events - May 2016

Euthanasia in Canada: Open Letter from Cardinal Lacroix

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Euthanasia in Canada: Open Letter from Cardinal Lacroix

We invite you to read an open letter from Cardinal Lacroix entitled “Assistance in Dying” : No Deadline for Dignity. The letter is available in both English (click here) and in French (click here). For more information on the issue on euthanasia and assisted suicide, click


The Saint John's Bible<br>At the Diocese of Hamilton

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The Saint John's Bible
At the Diocese of Hamilton

The Diocese of Hamilton will be acquiring a copy of the Heritage Edition of the Saint John’s Bible. We are delighted to have the opportunity to share this work of art with our diocesan community! For more information click


Rally on Parliament Hill

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Rally on Parliament Hill

The Euthanasia Prevention Coalition, Living with Dignity and the Physicians Alliance Against Euthanasia have organized a rally against euthanasia and assisted suicide on parliament hill on Wednesday, June 1st (12 noon - 1:30 pm). You are encouraged to consider attending in order to voice your concerns.


Photos: Priestly Ordination of Father David Reitzel

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Photos: Priestly Ordination of Father David Reitzel

On May 7, 2016, the Diocese of Hamilton gained another priest, as David Reitzel was ordained a priest at Christ the King Cathedral Basilica in Hamilton by Bishop Douglas Crosby, OMI. Let us pray that Jesus may be glorified in the ministry and service of Fr. David and all who serve in the name of Christ the Good Shepherd.


Stand for Life at the March for Life on <strong>Thursday, May 12, 2016</strong>

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Stand for Life at the March for Life on Thursday, May 12, 2016

In Canada over 100,000 babies are aborted every year, approximately 280 children every day. On Thursday, May 12, 2016 more than 10,000 people will take part in a peaceful march on Parliament Hill, reminding government leaders that life matters. To find out more about the National March for Life...


Catholic Education Week<br /><strong>May 1st - 6th, 2016</strong>

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Catholic Education Week
May 1st - 6th, 2016

The theme for this year's Catholic Education Week is Opening Doors of Mercy and includes this line from the Gospel of Matthew: "Blessed are the merciful, for they will receive mercy" (Matthew 5:7). Catholic Education Week 2016 combines both the theme of mercy and the act of opening doors of reconciliation, mercy and forgiveness to all around us.


Shine Green for Mental Health Week in Canada | <strong>May 2 – 8, 2016</strong>

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Shine Green for Mental Health Week in Canada | May 2 – 8, 2016

The Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King will shine green each evening from 8:30pm-12:30am to show our support for Mental Health Week and to help raise awareness. Individuals can also take part by wearing green or taking pictures near numerous landmarks illuminated green throughout the province...