Recent News and Events - April 2018

Diocesan Workshop and Events - May 2018
Apr302018

Diocesan Workshop and Events - May 2018

Save the Date! Mark your calendars for these upcoming Diocesan Workshops and Events in May 2018.


Sing for Joy
Apr262018

Sing for Joy

A concert of music inspired by the illuminations of The Saint John's Bible takes place on Sunday, April 29 at 7:00 p.m. at the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King. Music will be performed by the Diocesan Choir, the combined choirs of the Basilica of Our Lady Immaculate and the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King, and the Grand Philharmonic Choir. All are welcome!


2018 Clergy Appointments
Apr202018

2018 Clergy Appointments

The Most Reverend Douglas Crosby, OMI, Bishop of Hamilton, announces the following clergy appointments, effective Wednesday, June 27, 2018.


Chancery Office Open Today
Apr162018

Chancery Office Open Today

The Chancery Office will be open for regular business today, Monday, April 16, 2018.


Saint John’s Bible Viewing Cancelled
Apr152018

Saint John’s Bible Viewing Cancelled

Due to inclement weather, the open viewing for Sunday, April 15th of The Saint Johns Bible at Bishop Farrell Library & Archives has been cancelled.


Job Opportunity: Stewardship and Development Coordinator
Apr132018

Job Opportunity: Stewardship and Development Coordinator

The Diocese is searching for a Stewardship and Development Coordinator. This new position will provide logistical, administrative, and communications support to various programs within the Office of Stewardship and Development. To apply:


Gaudete et exsultate: On the call to holiness in today’s world
Apr092018

Gaudete et exsultate: On the call to holiness in today’s world

Today, the Vatican released the latest Apostolic Exhortation from Pope Francis. Its goal is "to repropose the call to holiness in a practical way for our own time." The Exhortation is addressed personally to each and every one of us, whatever our state in life. The Holy Father "exhorts" us to engage in a journey...


2018 Chrism Mass
Apr082018

2018 Chrism Mass

On Monday, March 26, 2018, the Chrism Mass was held at the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King in Hamilton. Bishop Crosby concelebrated the Mass with his college of Priests and was also joined by Archbishop MacDonald. During this Mass, Bishop Crosby consecrates the Holy Chrism and blesses the other oils, and manifests the communion of Priests with their Bishop.


In Memoriam: Reverend Monsignor Edward House
Apr032018

In Memoriam: Reverend Monsignor Edward House

We regret to inform you that Reverend Monsignor Edward House died on March 29, 2018. Please pray that Reverend Monsignor Edward House may rest in the peace of Christ and that his family and friends may be consoled in their faith in Christ. Funeral arrangements can be found here:


Alleluia! He is Risen!
Apr012018

Alleluia! He is Risen!

Today we celebrate Easter, Christ's Resurrection. Alleluia! Have a blessed and joyful Easter! Move forward into the new life of Easter, forever changed by the road that brought you here, closer to the risen Jesus!