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Resources for Schools

Working together with Religion and Family Life Consultants in our Catholic Schools, the Evangelization & Catechesis Office strives to provide resources that assist teachers, administrators, and boards to serve the needs of students. Please click the boxes below for each resource.

Liturgy of the Word for Students and Teachers Fall 2023

Includes a Liturgy of the Word in celebration of the new school year, music suggestions that can be led by music ministers or YouTube tracks, and pastoral suggestions and tips/tricks for preparing young people for liturgy.

Sacramental Guidelines

The Guidelines for the Diocese of Hamilton for the Sacraments of Initiation of Children. This includes information regarding preparation and the celebration of Sacraments.

Excerpts from the Religious Education Policy for Ontario regarding Roles and Responsibilities in Religious Education

Excerpts from the Religious Education Policy for Ontario regarding Sacramental Preparation

The Faith We Believe: Unpacking the Creed

A booklet to assist people as they reflect on our profession of the Creed, updated in 2021.

Video Tour of the Cathedral Basilica 2022

Presented by Fr. David Wynen, rector of the Cathedral Basilica.


Christina Mines

Director of Evangelization & Catechesis

905-528-7988 Ext. 2239
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Sybil Moss

Administrative Assistant

905-528-7988 Ext. 2339
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