Recent News and Events - May 2019

2019 Wedding Anniversary Mass
May292019

2019 Wedding Anniversary Mass

The annual Diocesan Wedding Anniversary Mass takes place on Sunday, June 9th, 2019 at 1:30pm at the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King. This is an annual Mass for couples celebrating their 25th, 40th, 50th, 60th or 60th plus Wedding Anniversary! To register:


2019 Additional Clergy Appointments
May282019

2019 Additional Clergy Appointments

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


Ordination to the Priesthood: Father Merkley, Father Schnurr & Father Trindade
May212019

Ordination to the Priesthood: Father Merkley, Father Schnurr & Father Trindade

On May 4, 2019, Father Gregory Merkley, Father John Schnurr, and Father Vivek Trindade were ordained priests for service in the Diocese of Hamilton at the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King by Bishop Douglas Crosby, OMI! Let us pray that Jesus may be glorified in the ministry and service of these three new priests...


Diocese of Hamilton Purchases Mount Mary Immaculate Retreat Centre
May102019

Diocese of Hamilton Purchases Mount Mary Immaculate Retreat Centre

The Diocese of Hamilton formally announces the purchase of Mount Mary Immaculate Retreat Centre, a property currently owned by The Sisters Servants of Mary Immaculate, located in Ancaster, Ontario. The Diocese will take official possession of the property at the end of May 2019.


2019 National March for Life
May092019

2019 National March for Life

The 22nd National March for Life on Parliament Hill in Ottawa takes place on Thursday, May 9th. The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) and the the Bishops of Canada have released a message for the 2019 National March for Life in communion with the Holy Father, supporting the sanctity of life.


A Child's Virtual Tour of the Cathedral
May092019

A Child's Virtual Tour of the Cathedral

A Child's Virtual Tour of the Cathedral is a special project from the Waterloo Catholic District School Board. Staff and students from St. Anne and St. Agnes created the Virtual Tour during a visit to the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King earlier this year. The Virtual Tour uses the latest technology and provides explanations by the students to the various points of interest in the Cathedral.


Catholic Education Week:<br/>Living as Joyful Disciples
May042019

Catholic Education Week:
Living as Joyful Disciples

During the week of May 5 to May 10, 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 Living as Joyful Disciples. We invite you to watch Bishop Crosby's message: