Recent News and Events - May 2018
Save the Date! Mark your calendars upcoming Diocesan Workshops and Events occurring in June 2018 and register for upcoming workshops in the fall.
All are welcome to attend the Ordination Mass of Permanent Deacons for John Andrade, Leonard Gallant, Mark Shaw, and Bert Tami on Saturday, June 2nd, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King. We pray for them and their families as they begin Diaconal ministry!
We invite you to read a Pastoral Letter from Bishop Douglas Crosby, OMI, on a special collection taking place on Sunday, June 3rd, regarding a special collection set for summer jobs.
Due to the risk of thunderstorms, the location of the rally has changed to Bishop Macdonell Catholic Secondary School in Guelph on Saturday, May 26, 2018. The Office of Youth Ministry, along with The Catholic Youth Organization looks forward to seeing the youth of your parish/school! #RALLYUP!
On May 5, 2018, the Diocese of Hamilton gained three new priests! Father Grayson Hope, Father Tim Theriault, and Father Christopher Tracey were ordained priests at the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King in Hamilton by Bishop Douglas Crosby, OMI. Let us pray that Jesus may be glorified in the ministry and service of these three new priests...
"A Man of His Word", written and directed by three-time Academy Award nominee Wim Wenders, is intended to be a personal journey with Pope Francis, rather than a biographical documentary about him. A rare co-production with the Vatican, the Pope's ideas and his message are central to this documentary, which sets out to present his work of reform and his answers to today's global questions...
On the evening of Sunday, April 29th, the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King was filled pew to pew for Sing for Joy, a concert in celebration of acquiring all seven volumes of the Heritage Edition of The Saint John's Bible. The music heard that evening was inspired by the hand-written and hand-illuminated Bible intended to "ignite the imagination."
During the week of May 6 to May 11, 2018, school boards within our Diocese will celebrate the significant contribution that Catholic Education has made to the community, the province and to Canada. The theme for this upcoming week is Renewing the Promise. We invite you to watch Bishop Crosby's message here:
All are welcome on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. to celebrate the Rite of Ordination to the Ministerial Priesthood at the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King.
During the month of May, Pop Francis encourages us to pray that the lay faithful may fulfill their specific mission, by responding with creativity to the challenges that face the world today.
The Knights of Columbus Flag Relay is travelling throughout Ontario to raise public awareness of Special Olympics and to support our local Athletes. On Monday, April 30th, Bishop Crosby met with three Special Olympians and had the opportunity to sign the flag...