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Liturgy Office

The Liturgy Office works closely with the Bishop of Hamilton to ensure that all liturgical rites that take place in Parishes and other institutions within the Diocese are celebrated in accord with the approved liturgical books and in a manner which fosters full, conscious and active participation. The Chancery Office staff coordinates all diocesan liturgical celebrations, provides formation opportunities for all liturgical ministers in the Diocese, and serves the parishes in a consultative capacity. 

Upcoming Events

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Monday, October 29, 2018

Saturday, November 3, 2018

Sunday, December 2, 2018


Ministers of Holy Communion Formation Workshop
St. Thomas the Apostle Parish, Waterdown

Children's Liturgy of the Word Workshop
St. Anne Parish, Kitchener

Children's Liturgy of the Word Workshop
St. Francis Xavier Parish, Stoney Creek

Ministers of Holy Communion Workshop
Holy Rosary Parish, Guelph

Ministers of the Word Workshop
Blessed Sacrament Parish, Kitchener

Gathered to Sing Workshop
St. Augustine Parish, Dundas

Ministers of the Word Workshop
St. Paul the Apostle Parish, Burlington

Advent Hymn Festival
St. Augustine Parish, Dundas


"Celebrating Funerals in the Presence of Cremated Remains: Clarification following re-print of Order of Christian Funerals"

"Gathered Into One"

"Cremation and Funeral Liturgies" - revised to coincide with Order of Christian Funerals: Supplement for Celebrations with Cremated Remains