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Recent News and Events - November 2016
On November 29, 2016 Mayor Fred Eisenberger of the City of Hamilton hosted a wonderful evening of food, music and appreciation in honour of the many members of our diverse community that have helped to welcome our Syrian brothers and sisters that have settled in Hamilton this past year.
On Friday, November 18th the Hamilton Diocese celebrated the closing of the Year of Mercy with a prayer service and a talk by Archbishop Bolen of Regina. Many were in attendance and filled the cathedral. Seminarians from St. Peter's Seminary came out to join in the event and hear Archbishop Bolen speak.
We regret to inform you that Reverend Leonard Strohmeyer died, Sunday, November 20, 2016. Please pray that Reverend Leonard Strohmeyer may rest in the peace of Christ and that his family and friends may be consoled in their faith in Christ.
On Sunday, October 30th Bishop Crosby opened the Newman Centre Guelph at a Mass for the dedication of the oratory (i.e. “chapel”) and the consecration of the altar. The new chapel will offer regular masses for University of Guelph students.
We regret to inform you that Reverend Clair Girodat, CR, died, Friday, November 18, 2016. Please pray that Reverend Clair Girodat, CR may rest in the peace of Christ and that his family and Religious Community may be consoled in their faith in Christ.
Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, As the Jubilee Year of Mercy draws to a close, I am struck by what a gift it was to have experienced this period of special reflection on the inexhaustible mercy of God. In calling the Church into this Year of Mercy, Pope Francis has shown himself to be greatly attuned to a profound need of the Church and the world.
Taking the time to remember the fallen and those who have made great sacrifices for our freedom.
The HCCEF hosted a fundraising dinner with Bishop Crosby to help raise funds for Halton Catholic students
St. Thomas More feeds families after their successful We Scare Hunger Inititative on Halloween.
Deacon Pedro Guevara-Mann, provided a LIVE web-streamed discussion with a panel of young religious and young Catholics who are discerning their vocation.