New Animator for the Development and Peace Southern Ontario Region


Elena Luna has been appointed animator for the Southern Ontario Region by the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace (D & P). She replaces Mr. Kojo Damptey who recently returned to school to complete his Master’s Degree. A parishioner from Milton, she is dedicated to the Organization which supports programs in developing countries. Development and Peace recently unveiled their […]

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St. Michael Catholic School Gathers 75 Bags of Winter Apparel for Syrian Refugees


The Social Justice Club named MINGA (Minds Inspiring New Generation Activists) at Saint Michael Catholic High School was committed in gathering as much winter apparel for the Syrian Refugees that are expected to arrive in our Diocesan parish communities. The students launched a school wide competition that began December 9th until December 15th 2015 to all period 2 classes in […]

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Start of the Year of Mercy

Approximately 500 of the faithful gathered outside the cathedral to witness the opening of the Holy Year Door by the Most Reverend Gerard Bergie, bishop of the Diocese of St. Catharines.

We had a wonderful start to the Year of Mercy on Tuesday evening on the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception. The Cathedral was full with over 500 people attending from across the diocese. Bishop O’Mara and 17 priests were concelebrating, with deacons and religious in attendance. I sincerely thank you for promoting this event in your parishes because many people […]

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Please Join Us as We Celebrate Sr. Consolata Retirement


Sr. Consolata Busiello of the Catechists Sisters of the Sacred Heart will  be retiring to Italy after serving the parish community of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church for 33 years. On Sunday, August 30th, Bishop Bergie will celebrate the 9:30 am Italian Mass at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, 21 Queen St. South, Thorold  ON.  A  […]

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