Recent News and Events - 2020
THE CANADIAN CATHOLIC YOUTH MINISTRY NETWORK CONFERENCE - HOPE COMES HOME - begins today. Yesterday, five participants from the Diocese of Churchill-Hudson Bay, arrived in Hamilton. Three Inuit women, a Priest, and a lay minister, all from Whale Cover and Naujaat, Nunavut, were hosted at a dinner sponsored by our Youth Ministry Office last evening.
In his prayer intention for the month of February, Pope Francis calls us to pray "that the cries of our migrant brothers and sisters, victims of criminal human smuggling and human trafficking, may be heard and considered."
We regret to inform you that Reverend Tim Hingston, Pastor of St. Thomas the Apostle Parish, Waterdown, died yesterday, Tuesday, February 4, 2020.
We regret to inform you that Reverend Anthony Azzopardi, a retired priest of Hamilton Diocese, died on Thursday, January 30, 2020 in Chesley. Please pray that Reverend Anthony Azzopardi may rest in the peace of Christ and that his family and friends may be consoled in their faith in Christ.
The Annual Wedding Anniversary Mass will be held on Sunday, June 14th, 2020 at the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King. The mass will be presided by His Excellency, Bishop Douglas Crosby, OMI.
"It would be beneficial if every Christian community, on one Sunday of the liturgical year, could renew its efforts to make the Sacred Scriptures better known and more widely diffused. It would be a Sunday given over entirely to the word of God, so as to appreciate the inexhaustible riches contained in that constant dialogue between the Lord and his people." - Pope Francis
In his prayer intention for the month of January, Pope Francis calls us to pray "that Christians, followers of other religions, and all people of goodwill may promote together peace and justice in the world."