Recent News and Events - December 2017

Christmas Office Hours for 2017-2018
Dec222017

Christmas Office Hours for 2017-2018

As we await the coming of Our Lord during the sacred season of Advent, we are prayerful as we prepare for the beautiful feast of Christmas. The Chancery Office and the Bishop Farrell Library and Archives Christmas Office hours are as follows...


Bishop Crosby's 2017 Christmas Letter
Dec212017

Bishop Crosby's 2017 Christmas Letter

Dear friends in Christ,
We settle in for another Christmas season. Christmas is always a blessing, a time for giving thanks – especially for the Father’s gift to us: Jesus, Emmanuel, God-with-us – even though many struggle at this time of year...


The Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King: Christmas Season
Dec192017

The Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King: Christmas Season

May these Advent days be filled with hope for you and the may the celebration of Christmas bring you joy and peace! Join us at the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King in Hamilton for Christmas and New Year celebrations.


Inclement Weather: Support Group
Dec152017

Inclement Weather: Support Group

Please note that due to inclement weather, the Support Group for Separated and Divorced on Friday, December 15th has been cancelled.


2017 Advent Hymn Festival
Dec142017

2017 Advent Hymn Festival

On Sunday, December 10th, the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King hosted the Advent Hymn Festival! It was a joyous evening, featuring the voices of the Diocesan Choir and the Spanish Choir of St. Michael’s Parish, Oakville...


Faith Day ‘renews the promise’ of Catholic Education
Dec132017

Faith Day ‘renews the promise’ of Catholic Education

On Friday, December 1st, Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board sponsored Faith Day, which was attended by more than 4,000 staff members. This was a first-of-its-kind professional development day, with Mass celebrated by Bishop Crosby and a keynote address by Cardinal Collins...


The Pope's Prayer Intentions for December:  For the Elderly
Dec052017

The Pope's Prayer Intentions for December: For the Elderly

For the month of December, let us join the Holy Father in praying for the elderly. Let us keep in mind our elders, so that sustained by families and institutions, may with their wisdom and experience collaborate in the education of new generations.