Recent News and Events - February 2022
Lent 2022 Virtual Resources
The Diocese of Hamilton is pleased to offer you an Ash Wednesday Liturgy of the Word that can be celebrated virtually in a classroom or at home. You will find tips for celebrating the Lenten season with your family, and a video with the Gospel Proclamation and Reflection by Bishop Wayne Lobsinger.
Chancery Office Closed:
Monday, February 21
The Chancery Office will be closed for Family Day on Monday, February 21 and will reopen on Tuesday, February 22, 2022. Happy Family Day!
Information on Residential Schools:
To Inform, To Encourage, To Heal
"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." Read the Pastoral Letter from Bishop Douglas Crosby, and learn more about residential schools, including actions and commitments.
Pastoral Letter Regarding Indigenous Reconciliation Fund
"Dear Brothers and Sisters, After significant work at both the national and local levels, I am pleased to provide an update on the participation of the Diocese of Hamilton in the national Indigenous Reconciliation Fund. In late January 2022, the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) announced the establishment of the Indigenous Reconciliation Fund..."