After two years of study and preparation, Holy Rosary Parish in Guelph is taking the next step toward its goal of breathing new life into its buildings.

Published in Features
April 13, 2019

The people puzzle

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.

Published in Hamilton

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.

Published in Hamilton

Peace, order, good government — that’s all Jomanah Chahrour’s family needed to succeed when they arrived in Edmonton almost six years ago, fleeing Syria’s chaotic, brutalizing civil war.

Published in Catholic Education

Fr. Stan Fortuna, better known as “the rapping priest,” is being featured in several events in the Hamilton, Ont., area May 5-6.

Published in Music News

OTTAWA – Bishop Daniel J. Miehm, who will be installed as the new Bishop of Peterborough on April 19, may be a canon lawyer by training, but his first love is pastoral service.

Published in Canada

Miracles are rare, but students at St. Thomas More Catholic Secondary School in Hamilton make them an annual event.

Published in Youth Speak News

Toronto and Hamilton parishes are celebrating the month of October with a new exhibit on Marian apparitions from around the world.

Published in Canada

The Diocese of Hamilton is picking up the pieces after a Chaldean Catholic priest admitted to gambling away $500,000 of donations meant for refugees.

Published in Canada

HAMILTON, Ont. - The practice of Christian Baptism at Easter, preceded by several weeks of instruction, prayer and other rites, dates as far back as the fourth century. In early times, candidates for the Catholic Church, known as catechumens, recited a creed on Holy Saturday to signify the completion of their studies and then, at dawn on Easter morning, were immersed in a font and baptized.

Published in Canada: Toronto-GTA

HAMILTON, ONT. - Although the Diocese of Hamilton has reached 160 years of age, only 40 times has it actually been able to celebrate its anniversary.

Published in Canada: Toronto-GTA

Can playing video games help youth kick a drug habit? Hamilton’s Good Shepherd centre is hoping to find out.

Published in Canada

When I was first accepted as a member of Youth Speak News, I knew my first task was to visit the Hamilton diocesan headquarters and introduce myself. It was important for me to do as an involved, young Catholic.

Published in YSN: Speaking Out

Cold waters, an overnight storm and countless jelly fish were not enough to slow down swimmer Marilyn Korzekwa during her historic three-province Atlantic Ocean swim to raise funds for the Good Shepherd in Hamilton, Ont.

Published in International

Swimming is fun. So why not do it 22 to 26 hours in 16-to-20-degree water with jellyfish, possible high winds and ocean tides pulling you in various directions? Not every 58-year-old psychiatrist is crazy enough to try it.

Published in Canada
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