News & Events

The latest news and event postings from Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, Hamilton.

Reflection from Fr. Charlie – Solemnity of the Blessed Trinity

Deuteronomy: 4:32-34, 39-40  Romans 8:14-17  Matthew 28:16-20  If we were together for the Sunday Eucharist, I would use the optional baptismal profession of faith till this Sunday. It is a reminder to us of our initiation into the life of the Trinity which took place at our baptism. As the life of God is relational,… [read more]


Reflection from Fr. Charlie – Pentecost Sunday

Acts: 2-1-11 1 Cor 12: 3b-7,12-13  John 20:19-23 On a past retreat that I was on. Father Dennis Robinson presented the image of the Church as an elephant – it’s so large that we zero in on a certain part and made it the whole. Vatican Council II saw the Church as the People of God –… [read more]


Ascension of the Lord

Acts: 1-1-11  Ephesians 1:17-23 Mark 16:15-20 A quality that is peculiar to the gospel of Mark is the lack of stories of the appearances of the risen Lord. The gospel this Sunday is actually considered to be added on at later time. Mark’s emphasis is to see the risen Christ reflected in discipleship which is part of… [read more]


Concerned Lay Catholics Inaugural Presentation

Sister Nuala Kenny will be presenting at the inaugural presentation on Saturday May 15, 2021, for Concerned Lay Catholics, an independent group of concerned committed lay Catholics to affirm the laity’s role of co-responsibility in the Church. Please see PDF below for more information.


5th Sunday of Easter – Beginning the Month of Mary

This weekend, had the Masses been in-person, we would have had Deacon Terry sharing his Homily. We invite you instead to read his words in the PDF below, followed by Fr. Charlie’s message on the Fifth Sunday of Easter. Acts 9:26-31  1 John 3:18-24  John 15:1-8  Traditionally, May is a month dedicated to Mary, Our… [read more]


Catholic Education Week 2021: Bishop Crosby’s Message on Nurturing Hope

During the week of May 2 to May 7, 2021, school boards within our Diocese will celebrate the significant contribution that Catholic Education has made to the community, the province and to Canada. The theme for this upcoming week is Nurturing Hope. We invite you to read and watch Bishop Crosby’s message:


4th Sunday of Easter – April 25, 2021

Acts 4:7-12  1 John 3:1-2  John 10:11-18  In the liturgy of baptism for infants, the child is anointed with the oil of chrism  immediately following the moment of baptism. It signifies that the child is “set apart” – begins a unique relationship with Jesus in the Church.  Chrism is used in two other sacraments – Confirmation,… [read more]


Easter Schedule

Palm SundayMarch 28, 2021 9:00 a.m.  Good FridayApril 2, 2021 12:00 noon  Easter SundayApril 4, 2021 9:00 a.m. Confessions Times prior to Easter Thursday, March 25th – after 9:00 a.m. mass Tuesday, March 30th – after 7:00 p.m. mass OR by appointment please call the office.


Decree from Bishop Crosby regarding Easter Duty During the Pandemic

“[D]uring the present pandemic it may not be possible for people to receive Holy Communion either because they cannot attend church or because of a delicate conscience relative to receiving Communion on the hand; I hereby dispense the faithful of the Diocese of Hamilton from the Easter Duty this year, 2021.” Click Here to Read… [read more]