Neighbourhood Meeting planned for Sacred Heart properties on Moore Ave

You might have seen the article in The Record regarding an opportunity for the neighbourhood to meet with representatives of the Catholic Diocese of Hamilton and Sacred Heart.

Updated: September 13, 2018 – See below

The neighbourhood meeting is confirmed – please share with your neighbours far & wide!

  • this is a charrette, not an open house, and you should plan to attend 10am – 12 noon
  • childcare is available
  • refreshments are provided
Text from invitation prepared by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Hamilton:
The owner of the site, The Roman Catholic Diocese of Hamilton, is considering re-use alternatives to the former convent and school located on the site. The purpose of the workshop is to collect residents input on the types of uses residents would like to see for the future re-use of the site.
The workshop is open to the public and will be held in the Parish Hall of the Sacred Heart Church. MHBC and the Diocese will open the informal workshop with a short presentation, followed by breaking up the session into smaller groups for informal roundtable discussion. Residents unable to attend may submit their comments to
For those attending by car, parking is available on site in the rear of Sacred Heart School.
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (not 1:00pm)
Sacred Heart Parish, Parish Hall
66 Shanley Street, Kitchener Ontario
N2H 5N9

For more information please contact:

Kevin McKrow/ Dan Currie
MHBC Planning
Tel: 519-576-3650
Ext. 732 (Kevin)
Ext. 744 (Dan)
Jim Long
Episcopal Director of Finance and Administration
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Hamilton
Tel: 905-528-7988 ext. 2260
If you are unable to attend, please email your comments to:

Note: The purpose of this gathering and discussion would be to hear from neighbours about possible “active uses” for the two vacant properties – Sacred Heart School and the convent. This process is being led by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Hamilton and the planning firm they have engaged, MHBC Planning.

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