Messages from Bishop Mark Hagemoen

Nov. 6, 2020 – NEW: Updated Directives for Resumption of Sacraments in COVID-19 – Directives  /  Letter

Nov. 3, 2020 – Dean appointment and pastoral announcement – Letter

Nov. 2, 2020 – Regarding the documentary “Francesco” and the comments by Pope Francis in regard to civil unions of same sex copies – Letter

Oct. 8, 2020 – Mass of Chrism at Cathedral of the Holy Family – Homily

Oct. 2, 2020 – Updated Directives for Resumption of Sacraments in COVID-19 – Letter

Sept. 30, 2020 – Appointment updates – Letter

Sept. 16, 2020Updated Directives for Resumption of Sacraments in COVID-19Letter

July 31, 2020 – Clergy announcement regarding Chancellor appointment and Canon Law committee – Letter

July 13, 2020 – Catholic Bishops of Saskatchewan Joint Letter regarding Racism in Our Society – SK Bishops’ Letter

July 10, 2020 – Pastoral assignments and clergy updates (announcement #2) – Letter

July 9, 2020 – Dominicans leaving our diocese – Letter

July 8, 2020 – Celebration of the Sacred Liturgy (directives for Mass) – Letter

July 8, 2020 – Age of the Sacrament of Confirmation (moves to Grade 6 as of 2021)Letter

June 18, 2020 – Pastoral assignments and clergy updates. (Announcement #1) – Letter

June 11, 2020 – Updated directives on Phase 3 of resuming public celebrations (Reception of Holy Communion) – Letter

May 29, 2020 – Update on Phase 3 of resuming public celebrations as COVID-19 restrictions are eased – Letter

May 15, 2020 – What to expect when public celebration of Mass slowly begins – Letter

May 14, 2020 – Catholic Bishops of Saskatchewan Message for Catholic Education Week May 17-24 – Letter

May 8, 2020 – Bishop Hagemoen message to clergy providing an update about phasing-in process as COVID-19 restrictions are eased – Memo

April 28, 2020 – Details about Consecration to Mary and “Heart of Jesus” initiative – Letter

April 24, 2020 – Update and Announcements about Diocesan Initiatives Regarding COVID-19 –  Letter

April 8, 2020 – Easter Message from Bishop Hagemoen  – Letter or Video

April 2, 2020 – Covenant signed by Catholic, Lutheran and Anglican bishops of Saskatchewan – The LAURC Covenant – April 2, 2020

March 31, 2020 – UPDATED directive regarding Holy Week and Easter Triduum – Letter

March 24, 2020 – UPDATED directive regarding March 25 Day of Reconciliation –Letter

March 24, 2020 – Financial support to parishes during COVID-19Letter

March 17, 2020 – UPDATED directive to respond to COVID-19 (including cancellation of public Mass celebrations) – Letter

March 16, 2020 – Clergy notices UPDATE

March 13, 2020 – Share Lent collection for Development and Peace/Caritas Canada – Letter

March 10, 2020 – Day of Celebration of Sacrament of Reconciliation (Day of Confessions March 25) Letter

March 10, 2020 – (Preliminary) Directives regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) Protocols for the Diocese of Saskatoon – Letter

Feb. 16, 2020 – Clergy assignment update  – Letter

Feb. 14, 2020 – Invitation to the Bishop’s DinnerLetter

Feb. 10, 2020 – Clergy assignment update  – Letter

January 2020- Day of Prayer for Reverence for Life Letter (EN)

Janvier 2020 – La journée de prière pour la révérence pour la vie – Lettre (FR)

January 2020 – Week of Prayer for Christian Unity Jan. 19-26 – Letter

Dec. 20, 2019 – Advent/Christmas message from the Bishop: Letter

Dec. 8, 2019 – Letter regarding administrative support at the Catholic Pastoral Centre/ Chancery:  Staff changes

Oct. 10, 2019 – Letter regarding Federal Election: Election discernment LETTER along with attached resource: ELECTION HANDOUT

Sept. 29, 2019 – Academic Mass /Installation of President at St. Thomas More College  – Homily Text

Sept. 25, 2019 – Declaration and establishment of the Diocesan Pastoral Plan – Promulgation Letter

Aug. 23, 2019 – Update about Clergy Appointments – Appointments

Aug. 13, 2019 – Bishop announces new name for diocesan program  Adult Faith Enrichment Program – new name for Lay Formation

June 5, 2019 – Pastoral Appointments, Retirements and Changes  – Pastoral / Clergy Appointments 2019

May 2019 – Commissioning Mass – St. Therese, Bruno – Commissioning Homily

May 10, 2019 – Bishop’s Dinner  – Dinner address by Bishop Hagemoen

April 17, 2019 – Holy Wednesday – Easter 2019 Message –  PDF of Easter letter to the faithful

April 15, 2019 – Homily – Mass of Chrism

March 30, 2019 – CLOSING MASS HOMILY at “Into the Breach” men’s faith enrichment conference in Saskatoon

March 19, 2019 SHARE LENT: Invitation to support Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace

January 27, 2019 Day of Prayer for Reverence for Life Sunday – Message from the bishop

January 20, 2019 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2019 – Message from the Bishop

December 20, 2018 Christmas 2018 – Message from Bishop Mark Hagemoen

September 7, 2018 Our Bishop’s response to recent news of sexual abuse by clergy in the USA (an update).

August 20, 2018
Bishop Mark Hagemoen’s initial response to news of sexual abuse by clergy in the USA

June 18, 2018
Bishop Mark Hagemoen expresses disappointment and concern about Supreme Court decision on Christian law school

June 8, 2018
Bishop Mark Hagemoen message for the World Day of Prayer for the Sanctification of Priests (June 8, 2018)

May 31, 2018
Bishop Mark Clergy Appointments

May 7, 2018: 
Education Week Message

March 29, 2018: 
PASTORAL LETTER: Bishop responds to recent CCCB announcement – Emphasis and Efforts at Truth and Reconciliation Continue

Feb. 28, 2018:
Message from Bishop Hagemoen about Share Lent 2018 and the work of the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace

Feb 15, 2018:
A joint statement from the Anglican, Catholic, and Lutheran Bishops of Saskatchewan

Jan 16, 2018:
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity Jan. 21-28 and Pro-Life Sunday Jan. 28

Archived Messages from the Bishop’s Office

Letter from the Catholic Bishops of Saskatchewan – Catholic Schools Fundraising for Court Appeal:

Nov. 25, 2017 –SK Bishop’s Theodore Fundraising Appeal

Pastoral Letters from Bishops of Saskatchewan in 2017:

Diocesan Administrator Very Rev. Kevin McGee and the Catholic Bishops of Saskatchewan jointly released several letters in 2017, including three letters related to Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia: