Consecration to St. Joseph announced by Bishop Hagemoen

By January 7, 2021January 20th, 2021Enriching faith

During this year of St. Joseph, declared by Pope Francis to mark the 150th Anniversary of the declaration of St. Joseph as the Patron of the Universal Church, Bishop Mark Hagemoen will re-consecrate the Roman Catholic Diocese of Saskatoon to St. Joseph during a special Mass 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2 on the Feast of the Presentation / World Day of Consecrated Life.

Letter from Bishop Mark Hagemoen: Consecration to St. Joseph Feb. 2

Statue of St. Joseph and the Child Jesus at St. Paul Co-Cathedral, Saskatoon.

In a letter to the faithful on the Memorial of St. André Bessette (who had a great devotion to St. Joseph), Bishop Mark Hagemoen  said: “Our diocese will join with other dioceses across Canada and in the church throughout the world to re-consecrate the Diocese of Saskatoon to St. Joseph. Please note that there will be a special liturgy of consecration on the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord at a 7:00 p.m. livestreamed Mass on Tuesday, February 2, 2021, at Holy Family Cathedral.”

The live-stream video of this celebration will be posted at as well as on the diocesan YouTube channel at

Prayer resources prepared by the Diocesan Liturgical Commission – PDF

Other recent letters from Bishop Hagemoen:

Day of Prayer for Reverence for Life will be held Jan. 31, 2021 – LETTER

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity will be held Jan. 18-25, 2021 – LETTER

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