Recent News and Events - December 2019

Chancery Office: Holiday Hours
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Chancery Office: Holiday Hours

Please take note of our Holiday Hours. Regular hours will resume on Thursday, January 2nd, 2020.


Bishop Crosby's 2019 Christmas Letter

Happy 50th Anniversary, Pope Francis!
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Happy 50th Anniversary, Pope Francis!

December 13th, 2019 marks 50 years of Ordination to the Priesthood for His Holiness, Pope Francis. Wishing a very blessed anniversary to our most wonderful and compassionate leader. May God continue to bless his service!


Christmas Celebrations 2019: Midnight Mass
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Christmas Celebrations 2019: Midnight Mass

The traditional Christmas Midnight Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King will be celebrated by His Excellency, Bishop Douglas Crosby, OMI on December 24th, 2019. Carols will begin at 11:30PM, followed by mass at 12AM.


Pope's December Prayer Intention: The Future of the Very Young
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Pope's December Prayer Intention: The Future of the Very Young

In his prayer intention for the month of December, Pope Francis calls us to pray "that every country decides to take necessary measures to make the future of children a priority, especially the future of children who are suffering today."


Advent Season 2019
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Advent Season 2019

"Advent," said Pope Francis, "is the time to welcome Jesus' coming, as He comes as a messenger of peace to show us the ways of God." This Advent season, may we ready ourselves to accept the coming of our Lord, Jesus Christ, through prayer, gratitude and love of all our neighbours.


Cancellations for Sunday, December 1st, 2019
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Cancellations for Sunday, December 1st, 2019

Due to dangerous winter weather conditions, the Coping with the Holidays support program and the Healing Mass for Those Mourning the Loss of a Child originally taking place Sunday, December 1st, 2019 have been cancelled.