2021 Papal Honours

2021 Papal Honours

On Sunday, November 21st, 2021, the Feast of Christ the King, the long-awaited Papal Honours were held at the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King. Gerald Cyprien Cardinal Lacroix, Archbishop of Quebec and Primate of Canada, conferred the honours on 1 Priest and 14 Lay Faithful of the Diocese of Hamilton, in the name of the Holy Father.

"And we know you are Christians by your love, by your love", Cardinal Lacroix sang to the recipients, with the entire church gathered joining in song. Congratulations again to the honourees, who have contributed to the life of the Diocese and their Parishes in significant ways: Reverend Monsignor Martin Vallely (Chaplain of His Holiness), Chancellor for Temporal Affairs, James Long (Knight Commander – with star – of Saint Gregory the Great), Vince Varga and Allan Beaupre (Knights of St. Gregory the Great), Dao Hoang Pham, Barbara Dollak, Sharon Fazari, Martha Fauteux, and Marcel Levesque (Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice Cross), Dominic Tersigni, Mario Bilich, Ankica Juraj, Martin Seregelyes, Rocco Valeri and Josie Cruz (Benemerenti Medal).

Watch the 2021 Papal Honours
See the Full Gallery of the 2021 Papal Honours

We invite you to watch the live-stream from the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King and to view the full gallery via the links above, as well as gallery of selected highlights.