Recent News and Events

Bishop Crosby's Heart to Heart

Nov172017

Bishop Crosby's Heart to Heart

THE WORLD DAY OF THE POOR announced by Pope Francis at the end of the Jubilee Year of Mercy, will be marked this year on Sunday, November 19th. The theme of this year’s event, “Love not in word but in deed”, seeks to sensitize the consciences of believers to the cries of the poor and the suffering. Pope Francis will preside at Mass with the poor in St. Peter’s Basilica...


Common Prayer Service: From Conflict to Communion

Nov152017

Common Prayer Service: From Conflict to Communion

On Friday, November 10th, the Diocese of Hamilton hosted a common prayer service at the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King. The service included the Lutheran and Anglican communities with our Roman Catholic community here at the Diocese...


Pentateuch Volume Has Arrived!

Nov142017

Pentateuch Volume Has Arrived!

Pentateuch (Volume 1) of the Saint John’s Bible has arrived at the Diocese of Hamilton. Join us at our upcoming open viewings at the Bishop Farrell Library and Archives to get a personal look at this stunning volume!


<strong> Urgent Appeal: </strong><br>Emergency Relief Campaign - Myanmar Crisis Relief Fund

Nov112017

Urgent Appeal:
Emergency Relief Campaign - Myanmar Crisis Relief Fund

On August 25th, violence broke out in Myanmar. Families from Muslim Rohingya minority had to flee with such urgency that they were forced to leave behind belongings and resources. There is a tremendous amount of relief support required and the The Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace-Caritas Canada is calling for help.


The Pope's Prayer Intentions for November: </br>To witness to the Gospel in Asia

Nov062017

The Pope's Prayer Intentions for November:
To witness to the Gospel in Asia

For the month of November Pope Francis asks us to pray that Christians in Asia, bearing witness to the Gospel in word and deed, may promote dialogue, peace and mutual understanding, especially with those of other religions.


Coming Together in Common Prayer: The 500th Anniversary of the Reformation

Oct272017

Coming Together in Common Prayer: The 500th Anniversary of the Reformation

It's been 500 years since the Reformation. Bishop Crosby and Bishop Pryse of the Eastern Synod Evangelical Lutheran Church of Canada have come together for prayer services to commemorate this anniversary.


Breaking the Silence to Keep Kids Safe

Oct242017

Breaking the Silence to Keep Kids Safe

Bishop Crosby and Director of Youth Ministry, Christina Mines proudly don their Dress Purple t-shirts as the Diocese of Hamilton wears purple to break the silence on child abuse.


Pope Francis Addresses the Young People of Canada

Oct232017

Pope Francis Addresses the Young People of Canada

Pope Francis addresses the youth in Canada during Salt and Light's Youth Forum.


University Chaplaincies Come Together for a Marian Pilgrimage

Oct232017

University Chaplaincies Come Together for a Marian Pilgrimage

On Wednesday, October 18th, students from the University of Guelph, McMaster University, Wilfrid Laurier University and the University of Waterloo, embarked upon a Marian Pilgrimage to the Basilica of Our Lady Immaculate in Guelph.


Bishop Crosby Awarded a Mission Legacy Award at St. Joseph's Villa

Oct222017

Bishop Crosby Awarded a Mission Legacy Award at St. Joseph's Villa

On October 12th St. Joseph's Villa hosted it's Annual Sisters of St. Joseph of Hamilton Mission Legacy Awards.Bishop Crosby himself received an award at the event. Since his appointment to the Diocese in 2010, he has been a strong supporter of the Villa, the Sisters of St. Joseph's and The St. Joseph's Health System.  


11 Young People From the Diocese of Hamilton on Salt and Light This Sunday!

Oct202017

11 Young People From the Diocese of Hamilton on Salt and Light This Sunday!

This Sunday, Salt and Light Television will be airing it's first National Youth Forum which will include 11 young people from the Diocese of Hamilton!


Over 125 years later St. Joseph's Healthcare continues it's legacy of Compassionate Care

Oct062017

Over 125 years later St. Joseph's Healthcare continues it's legacy of Compassionate Care

On Tuesday, October 3rd, St. Joseph's Hospital hosted it's 2017 Sisters of St. Joseph's Mission Legacy Awards.


September 23rd: The First Diocesan Held Symposium for Families

Oct052017

September 23rd: The First Diocesan Held Symposium for Families

On September 23rd 2017 the Diocese of Hamilton hosted it's first Symposium for Families.


The 10th Annual Diocesan Celebration</br> of Catholic Education

Sep282017

The 10th Annual Diocesan Celebration
of Catholic Education

On Thursday, September 21st staff, students and board members from the school boards across our Diocese came together to celebrate Catholic Education.


Sep202017

"A Community of People" come together for Sacred Heart Parish in Fort Simpson, NT

A church in a small community is rebuilt from the ground up with the support of the larger Catholic community.