During the year of Canada’s confederation 152 years ago, the seeds of a mystery were planted in the Diocese of Hamilton. Now archivists are trying to solve the puzzle — and they need your help. The story begins with Bishop Peter Crinnon, who served from 1874 to 1882 as the second bishop of Hamilton. A few years ago, a photo album he once owned was found among the remnants of an abandoned library housed in the basement of the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King.

Hamilton putting heart and soul into major campaign

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HAMILTON, ONT. – For St. Catherine of Siena Parish, the Hamilton diocese’s One Heart, One Soul fund-raising campaign could not have arrived at a better time.