News & Events
Oct 24, 2017
All Souls' Day
A Funeral Mass is the greatest act and offering that we can do for the deceased. It is a great act of love and prayer. The life of a deceased person does not end in this world; the soul of who they are lives on. After parting from the body, the soul continues on a journey.
Oct 7, 2017
A holy Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving Day is a familiar holiday in Canada, and provides a beautiful opportunity in October to reflect on the gifts and blessings we have received.
A reflection on Thanksgiving for us Christians automatically turns our thoughts to God, and all that God has so graciously bestowed upon us and our families. And what is so beautiful about this secular holiday is that in many ways it draws people of little or no faith to consider where all we have come from.
Aug 10, 2017
Letter of CCCB President to the Prime Minister of Canada concerning Canadian mining industry
The Most Reverend Douglas Crosby OMI, Bishop of Hamilton and President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB), has written the Prime Minister of Canada, the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, concerning Canadian mining operations in Latin America and their detrimental effects on the natural environment and local populations, including Indigenous peoples. The letter was also sent to the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Honourable James Gordon Carr, Minister of Natural Resources, and the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs.
Jul 27, 2017
It rains a lot in Tahsis
It rains a lot in the North Island. A lot. And over time, the rain has worked its way through the roof of St. Joseph’s church in the beautiful community of Tahsis.