Helpful Resources

These links are provided for your convenience in obtaining more information about the Roman Catholic Community in Guelph, in the Hamilton Diocese, in Canada and worldwide. Each link has a short description of what you will find as you click through the sites. There is more to these web sites than we possibly can describe in two lines!

If you find other web sites that would be of interest to our Community, please send the webmaster an e-mail giving the name or URL address of the site. Click in the table below to get that e-mail started!The organizations running the above web sites may change their URL. There is no way for us to know this. If you find that one of the above links does not work anymore, please inform us of the fact.The linked sites are not under the control of Holy Rosary Parish, and we are not responsible for the content of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. If you decide to use any of the above links, you do so entirely at your own risk.

Diocese Hamilton – Check it out! An extensive site dealing with many religious topics and with the administration of our diocese.
Jesuits in English Canada
Jesuit Centre, Guelph – A renewal and training centre: retreats, conferences and contemplation. Also, www.ignatiusguelph.ca for the other activities at this location (eg.- the organic farm, Nordic Ski Club, etc.).
Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops – CCCB – Another large site discussing current topics and with a history of the Church in Canada.
The Holy See – This site has English, French. German, Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese sections.
Vocations.ca – The name says it all! Go! – Check out also www.vocationinfo.ca
Daily Prayer – Sacred Space from the Irish Jesuits – in 18 languages
Catholic on Line – Extensive coverage of worldwide Catholic news. Over five million pages of content including the largest online historical and biblical database.
Catholic Information Network –
The Catholic Calendar – a web site run by an American layman. Some feast days do not correspond with our Canadian practice, but interesting none the less.
The Knights of Columbus, Ontario State Council – Find out what the organization is about. News and updates.
The Catholic Cemeteries of the Diocese of Hamilton: – This site has an educational focus with a glossary and descriptions of the services available, including pre-planning.
Society of Jesus in the USA  –
The Librarians’ Index – A search engine run by librarians. It is reputed to display only search results that have been assessed for accuracy. It was modified in 2010 and is now hosted by Drexel University’s College of Information Science & Technology, and a consortium of colleges and universities with programs in information science.
The Catholic Catechism – an up to date catechism with a search feature. This is on the web site of a parish in Mississippi.
Online prayer/retreat – recommended site for anybody who would like to pray or learn to pray in their own home either singly or with an online group.
Retrouvaille – Retrouvaille offers those in troubled, painful marriages, the chance to rediscover themselves, their spouse and a loving relationship in their marriage.
Camp Brebeuf – Plan next summer. This camp has been operating for over 60 years in Rockwood, ON. It combines our catholic faith with fun, excitment and adventure. Campers will be encouraged to rise above a number of chalenges.
Camp Ekon – Plan next summer. Camp Ekon is a Jesuit-run, non-profit summer camp for boys and girls age 8 to 15, on beautiful Lake Joseph in the Muskoka Lake District.