Recent News and Events - June 2021

To Inform, To Encourage, To Heal
Jun182021

To Inform, To Encourage, To Heal

A Pastoral Letter regarding Residential Schools from Bishop Douglas Crosby, OMI | Dear sisters and brothers in Christ: The sad legacy of Residential Schools and the reality that Catholic entities participated in the Government policy which removed Indigenous children from their families and from their culture has once again been brought to the attention of Canadians. The discovery of 215 bodies of children in graves beside a former Residential School in Kamloops has brought us face-to-face with the stark and tragic history...


Bishop Crosby's Heart to Heart
Jun112021

Bishop Crosby's Heart to Heart

THIS WEEK'S WELCOME ANNOUNCEMENT from the Premier of Ontario permits us to open our churches for Masses and other services at 15% of capacity starting today - Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus! This is good news - which comes after a very long and debilitating shutdown! This is Step 1. Step 2, which is foreseen to take place in three weeks, if all the signs are good, should allow us to open to an even higher percent of capacity. One step at a time!...


2021 Additional Clergy Appointments
Jun102021

2021 Additional Clergy Appointments

The Most Reverend Douglas Crosby, OMI, Bishop of Hamilton, announces the following additional clergy appointments, effective June 30, 2021 unless otherwise indicated.