What’s the secret ingredient to drawing young people to parish life?

‘We are all one big family’

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May is an exciting month in the Office of Youth Ministry for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Hamilton as it brings the annual Diocesan Youth Rally — an opportunity for hundreds of young people Grades 7-12 to gather for a day of prayer, celebration and encounter with the Lord. 

One Heart, One Soul campaign benefits are financial and more

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Activities surrounding the $35-million One Heart, One Soul campaign are multiplying across the Diocese of Hamilton.

Men of faith ... and signs of hope

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It’s easy for a vocations director in North America to get discouraged. 

Vocations to the priesthood have been in decline everywhere in the world except Africa since 2012.

The Mass of Chrism

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In the Diocese of Hamilton, the annual celebration of the Mass of Chrism takes place at the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King on Monday of Holy Week. 

The people puzzle

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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.