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Pope Francis releases “Laudate Deum”

Laudate Deum Pope Francis

Date posted on October 5, 2023

On October 4th, 2023, the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, His Holiness Pope Francis released his latest Apostolic Exhortation, titled Laudate Deum (Praise God). The sequel to his 2015 encyclical Laudato Si’, this latest document is meant to address what Francis calls the “global social issue” of climate change. Pope Francis states that in the eight years […]

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September 30 – National Day for Truth and Reconciliation


Date posted on September 29, 2023

The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is held each year on September 30th. This day provides an opportunity for all Canadians to reflect and honour Survivors of residential schools and all those who support them. We remember the children that never returned home. We recognize this painful history and, as a Catholic community, acknowledge […]

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In Memoriam: Reverend Terence Sehl

In Memoriam - Reverend Terence Sehl

Date posted on September 28, 2023

We regret to inform you that Rev. Terence Sehl died on Monday, September 25th, 2023. The obituary can be viewed here. Visitation: Sunday, October 1, 2023 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. Henry Walser Funeral Home 507 Frederick St., Kitchener Prayers: Sunday, October 1, 2023 at 4:30 p.m. Henry Walser Funeral Home 507 Frederick St., Kitchener […]

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In Memoriam: Reverend Arthur Scidmore

In Memoriam: Rev. Arthur Scidmore

Date posted on September 13, 2023

We regret to inform you that Rev. Arthur Scidmore died on Monday, September 11, 2023. Visitation: Sunday, September 17, 2023 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Sts. Peter and Paul Parish 50 Brucedale Avenue East, Hamilton, ON Prayers: Sunday, September 17, 2023 at 7:30 p.m. Sts. Peter and Paul Parish 50 Brucedale Avenue East, Hamilton, ON […]

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Now Hiring: Administrative Assistant

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Date posted on September 7, 2023

The Diocese of Hamilton is searching for a full-time Administrative Assistant to the Offices for Evangelization and Catechesis, and Youth Ministry. Reporting to the Director of Evangelization and Catechesis, this position works collaboratively with all Diocesan offices and parishes. Alongside the Director for Evangelization and Catechesis and the Director for Youth Ministry, this person is […]

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Webinar Series: The Way of Beauty

The Way of Beauty Webinar

Date posted on September 1, 2023

In September 2023, the CCCB Office for Evangelization and Catechesis will host a webinar series, titled “The Way of Beauty” inviting leaders of catechesis and evangelization to reflect on the way of beauty and its powerful witness in the life of the Church. The three sessions of “The Way of Beauty” webinar series will be: […]

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Diocese of Hamilton Student Award: Ashley Stevenson

Student Award: Ashley Stevenson

Date posted on August 30, 2023

Holy Trinity Catholic Secondary School, Oakvile Ashley Stevenson is a wonderful, hard-working, compassionate, and caring individual. Not only did she achieve a 95.5% average in Grade 12, but she was also involved in numerous extra-curricular activities illustrating that she is truly accomplished in many areas.  Ashley is one of our Liturgical Ministers, serving as a […]

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Highlights from 2023 Vacation Bible School

2023 Vacation Bible School

Date posted on August 29, 2023

Vacation Bible School took place across several Parishes across the Diocese of Hamilton this summer! These opportunities to experience our faith could not have been possible without our wonderful Pastors, Parish Ministers, and volunteers who planned, supported and implemented these engaging programs. During these programs, the young people explored how they can live as disciples […]

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Season of Creation 2023

Season of Creation 2023: Let Justice and Peace Flow

Date posted on August 28, 2023

The Season of Creation is the annual Christian celebration to pray and respond together – to listen and care for our common home. The Season “Celebration”  begins on 1 September, the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, and ends on 4 October, the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint […]

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Diocese of Hamilton Student Award: Rose Merritt

Diocese of Hamilton Student Award: Rose Merritt

Date posted on August 25, 2023

St. Mary’s High School, Owen Sound Rose regularly attends Sunday mass at St. Mary of the Assumption in Owen Sound. In the summers, she spends a lot of time with her grandma in Southampton and assists with chores that need to be done around St. Patrick’s Church, such as cleaning and organization.    Rose’s Catholic […]

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Now Hiring: Refugee Sponsorship Case Specialist

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Date posted on August 22, 2023

The Diocese of Hamilton is looking for a social justice and human rights advocate to join our Refugee department at the Diocese. If you have a background in serving refugees in Canada or abroad and have 3 to 5 years of experience, then the Refugee Sponsorship Case Specialist vacancy may be a great fit for you. For […]

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Diocese of Hamilton Student Award: Colin Carriere

Diocese of Hamilton Student Award - Colin Carriere

Date posted on August 17, 2023

St. Benedict Catholic Secondary School, Cambridge Colin Carriere excelled in extracurriculars during his time at St. Benedict Catholic Secondary School. He participated in both the cross country and track and field teams, as well as volunteered to help organize and run the elementary students’ cross country meet. Colin also was on the school’s curling team […]

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