Recent News and Events - April 2019

Highlights from 2019 Mass of Chrism
Apr302019

Highlights from 2019 Mass of Chrism

In the Diocese of Hamilton, the annual celebration of the Mass of Chrism takes place at the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King on Monday of Holy Week. On April 15, Bishop Douglas Crosby, OMI, presided over this year's Mass of Chrism. As usual, the Cathedral Basilica was packed to overflowing with people representing the 118 parishes and 28 missions.


Permanent Diaconate Information Night
Apr302019

Permanent Diaconate Information Night

The Office of Diaconate Formation is holding an information night on the Permanent Diaconate for Catholic men on Monday, May 6th, 2019 at St. Paul the Apostle Parish in Burlington. For more details and to RSVP, please


Rite of Ordination: May 4, 2019
Apr232019

Rite of Ordination: May 4, 2019

All are welcome on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. to celebrate the Rite of Ordination to the Ministerial Priesthood at the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King.


Mass for New Catholics 2019
Apr222019

Mass for New Catholics 2019

New Catholics and their families and friends are cordially invited to join His Excellency, Bishop Douglas Crosby, for the celebration of the Eucharist on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 5PM at the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King...


Letter to Msgr. Michel Aupetit regarding the devastating fire of Notre Dame Cathedral
Apr172019

Letter to Msgr. Michel Aupetit regarding the devastating fire of Notre Dame Cathedral

His Excellency, Bishop Douglas Crosby, OMI, has sent a letter to Archbishop Michel Aupetit regarding the devastating fire of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France. It reads: "In the name of the Clergy and Parishioners of the Diocese of Hamilton (in Ontario, Canada), I offer sincerest sympathy and the promise of prayers following the devastating fire..."


Chrism Mass 2019
Apr152019

Chrism Mass 2019

All are welcome to gather with Bishop Crosby in the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King for the Mass of Chrism on Monday, April 15th, 2019 at 7 o'clock in the evening.


Holy Week at the Cathedral Basilica
Apr122019

Holy Week at the Cathedral Basilica

All are welcome to attend celebrations at the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King during Holy Week. Bishop Crosby, OMI, will be presiding over the celebrations.


2019 Clergy Appointments
Apr052019

2019 Clergy Appointments

The Most Reverend Douglas Crosby, OMI, Bishop of Hamilton, announces the following clergy appointments, effective Wednesday, June 26, 2019, unless otherwise noted.