Recent News and Events - October 2020

Bishop Crosby's Heart to Heart
Oct162020

Bishop Crosby's Heart to Heart

NEW PRIESTS AND NEW PASTORS serving in the Diocese of Hamilton will participate in orientation and formation sessions over the coming weeks. The sessions include presentations on the diocesan governance structure, screening protocols, misconduct policies and procedures, communications and privacy policies. It also provides information about the history of Catholic schools in Ontario...


Ordination to Transitional Diaconate of Patrick Ohl
Oct152020

Ordination to Transitional Diaconate of Patrick Ohl

On Saturday, October 3rd, 2020, during the 5 o'clock Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King, Patrick Ohl was ordained to the Transitional Diaconate. Bishop Douglas Crosby, OMI, was the principal celebrant along with concelebrating priests, including the Vice-Rector of Saint Peter's Seminary in London, Rev. Peter Keller...


Notice of Decree regarding the change of Diocesan Boundaries
Oct142020

Notice of Decree regarding the change of Diocesan Boundaries

Please read the attached Notice of Decree regarding the change of Diocesan Boundaries between the Diocese of Hamilton and the Archdiocese of Toronto as of October 6, 2020.


2020 Additional Clergy Appointments
Oct092020

2020 Additional Clergy Appointments

The Most Reverend Douglas Crosby, OMI, Bishop of Hamilton, announces the following clergy appointments. Please pray for God's blessing upon these new appointments.


Pope's October Prayer Intention: The Laity's Mission in the Church
Oct092020

Pope's October Prayer Intention: The Laity's Mission in the Church

In his prayer intention for the month of October, Pope Francis call us to "pray that by the virtue of baptism, the laity, especially women, may participate more in areas of responsibility in the Church."


Update on COVID-19 Protocols:<br/>A Letter from Bishop Crosby
Oct072020

Update on COVID-19 Protocols:
A Letter from Bishop Crosby

A letter to Parishioners from Bishop Crosby released on October 7, 2020. "Given the recent rise in numbers of those who have recently contracted the COVID-19 Virus, and what appears to be the beginning of a second wave of infections, it is opportune to remind everyone of the protocols in force in our churches in the Diocese of Hamilton..."


Ministers of the Word: Online Virtual Workshop
Oct062020

Ministers of the Word: Online Virtual Workshop

The Liturgy Office will host a three (3) part formation workshop via ZOOM for those interested in becoming Ministers of the Word or renewing three year mandates. The formation program will take place on three consecutive Mondays, beginning October 19th, 2020...


Fratelli tutti: Encyclical Letter of Pope Francis
Oct062020

Fratelli tutti: Encyclical Letter of Pope Francis

"Fratelli tutti" is the third encyclical of Pope Francis, released on October 4th, 2020. The encyclical has the subtitle of "on fraternity and social friendship." It is a call to disrupt our lives and pay attention to the world.


Job Opportunity:<br/>Receptionist, Chancery Office
Oct022020

Job Opportunity:
Receptionist, Chancery Office

The Diocese of Hamilton is looking for a full-time Receptionist at the Chancery Office for a one-year contract with the possibility of extension.


Blessings in the Midst of Trial<br/>Volume 8
Oct012020

Blessings in the Midst of Trial
Volume 8

There was never a lull at Holy Rosary in Burlington because of COVID-19! The parish found numerous ways to keep parishioners in touch with the parish and one another. During the isolation, the parish reached out to parishioners...