News & Notices

Sign up for the Dr. Peder Larsen Golf Tournament while you still can!

We are 80% sold out for this daytime tournament with fast play, amazing goodies, a great course and fantastic prizes and giveaways. Sign up now and invite your friends, colleagues, family and/or business partners to join you. It’s a fun-filled day in support of the Catholic Children’s Aid Society of Hamilton. Date: Tuesday September 12, 2017 Time: 8:30 a.m. shotgun start, 7:30 a.m. registration starts Location: Copetown Woods Golf & Country Club Includes: 18 holes of golf on carts Breakfast …Read More

Sixties Scoop Settlement Negotiations

Were you, or someone you know, part of the Sixties Scoop in Ontario? The term Sixties Scoop refers to the practice of taking (“scooping up”) children of Aboriginal peoples in Canada from their families for placing in foster homes or adoption beginning in the 1960s and continuing until the late 1980s. In February 2017, the courts found that Canada had breached its common law duty of care to “take reasonable steps to prevent on-reserve Indian children in Ontario, who had …Read More

Front page coverage in Le Régional represents importance of having accessible French language services available

The Society, along with Family & Children’s Services Niagara and The Children’s Aid Society of Hamilton recently participated in a networking conference with keynote speaker French Language Commissioner, Mr. Francois Boileau. Front page coverage of the event in Le Régional news indicates the importance of having accessible French language services available, especially for vulnerable populations. View the full article in Le Régional here. La Société catholique de l’aide à l’enfance fournit tous ses services en français. Pour parler à l’un des membres de notre équipe de …Read More

CCASH Spring 2017 Newsletter – Brighter Futures

  Please click on the link below to see a copy of the newly designed CCASH Newsletter “Brighter Futures”. In this edition, you will find details of when Minister Coteau visited our agency, a highlight of Pat McInnes, our spiritual advisor, the success of our Christmas Hamper Program, wonderful news about our Bursary Program, and a reflection from the CCASH Spiritual Care Department. Please enjoy. CCASH Spring 2017 Newsletter

Congratulations Bishop Miehm – New Bishop of Peterborough

Appointment of Bishop Daniel Miehm, Bishop of Peterborough Today His Excellency, Archbishop Luigi Bonazzi, Apostolic Nuncio to Canada, announced that His Holiness, Pope Francis, has appointed Most Reverend Daniel J. Miehm, as Bishop of the Diocese of Peterborough.  He will be installed as the 13th Bishop of the Diocese of Peterborough on April 19, 2017. Bishop Daniel Miehm was born on August 27, 1960 in Kitchener, Ontario.  After studies at St. Jerome’s College, University of Waterloo and St. Augustine’s Seminary …Read More

Bishop Crosby’s 2017 Lenten Message

Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, The season of Lent is now upon us.  It is an opportunity to renew and deepen our relationship with Jesus, and to renew the choices we make, so that we might live as he taught.  In fact, if we take seriously the Lenten program, it offers us the opportunity to renew our whole life! Traditionally, Lent is a privileged time for prayer, fasting and almsgiving. During Lent, we seek time to pray more – alone and with …Read More

Minister for Child and Youth Services Visits the Catholic Children’s Aid Society of Hamilton

On Thursday, February 9, 2017 the Honourable Michael Coteau, Minister for Children and Youth Services, paid a visit to the Catholic Children’s Aid Society of Hamilton. The purpose for the visit was for the Minister to experience first-hand the workings of a child welfare agency in our region and to talk directly with key stakeholders about what is working in the system and what challenges the system is facing. Minister Coteau met with representative from the Society including the agency’s Executive …Read More

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