Messages from Bishop Mark Hagemoen

Oct. 12, 2022 – Information about Diocesan Congress Day on Oct. 20, 2022 – LETTER

Sept. 28, 2022 – National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Prayer for Residential School Survivors – Sept. 30, 2022

Sept. 16, 2022 – Day of Commemoration Sept. 19 for Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II – LETTER

Sept. 16, 2022 – Message to Bishop-Elect Franken, newly appointed to Diocese of St. Paul, AB – LETTER

Sept. 7, 2022 – Catholic Bishops of Saskatchewan message about recent tragic events in province – “Joining in Prayer in this Time of Grief”

Aug. 25, 2022 – Clergy Appointment –  LETTER

Aug. 12, 2022 – Clergy Update: regarding Fr. Anthony Atter – ANNOUNCEMENT

July 2, 2022 – Prayers and support for Papal Visit – LETTER

July 15, 2022 – Updates regarding pastoral assignments – LETTER

July 6, 2022 – Updates on ticketing for events relating to visit of Pope Francis to Canada – LETTER

June 23, 2022 – On the Occasion of the Announcement of Pope Francis’s Program during his Visit to Canada, July 24-29, 2022 – LETTER

June 15, 2022 – World Meeting of Families – June 22 Family Adoration Night – LETTER

June 8, 2022 – Announcement and Update Regarding Fr. Anthony Atter – LETTER

June 1, 2022 – Update from Bishop Hagemoen regarding pastoral appointments and transfers – LETTER

May 13, 2022 – Message from Catholic Bishops of Saskatchewan about the visit of Pope Francis to Canada July 24-29, 2022 (EN)Visite au Canada du Pape François – juillet 2022 (FR)

May 4, 2022 – Message from Catholic Bishops of Saskatchewan for Catholic Education Week – LETTER

April 13, 2022 – Easter message from Bishop Mark Hagemoen – LETTER

April 11, 2022 – Chrism Mass Homily by Bishop Mark Hagemoen – NOTES

April 1, 2022 – On the Occassion of the Apology by Pope Francis for the Roman Catholic Church’s role in Residential School System – LETTER

March 25, 2022 – Restoration of the Sunday Mass and Holy Days of Obligation starting Saturday, April 2, 2022 – Letter

March 17, 2022March 28, 2022 Day of Prayer for Indigenous Delegation Meeting With Pope Francis – Letter

March 17, 2022 – Diocese to unite in prayer as Pope Francis Consecrates Russia and Ukraine to Immaculate Heart of Mary – Letter

March 7, 2022 – Share Lent and the work of Development and Peace- Caritas Canada – Letter

Feb. 18, 2022 – UPDATE – Directives for Sacraments during COVID-19 – LETTER

Feb. 2, 2022 – UPDATE – Catholic TRC Healing Response fundraising appeal in our diocese – LETTER

Jan. 26, 2022 – World Day for Consecrated Life on Feb. 2, 2022 – LETTER

Jan. 26, 2022 – Letter of support for Sask K of C Charitable Foundation “Vocation Endowment” fund-raising campaign – LETTER

Jan. 18, 2022 – Day of Prayer for Reverence for Life (Sunday, Jan. 30) – LETTER

Jan. 10, 2022 – Week of Prayer for Christian Unity – LETTER

Dec. 29, 2021 – UPDATE – Appeal for the support of TRC Healing Response: Residential School Survivors and their Families and Communities – LETTER

Dec. 15, 2021 – Responding to the “cry of the poor” in our diocese – LETTER

Dec. 15, 2021 – Outline of diocesan process for Synod on Synodality: For a Synodal Church – LETTER

Dec. 8, 2021 – UPDATE – Directives for Sacraments during COVID-19 – LETTER

Dec. 2, 2021 – UPDATE – Directives for Sacrraments during COVID-19 – LETTER

Nov. 19, 2021 – Synod: For a Synodal Church parish launch and upcoming Dec. 1 online workshop – LETTER

Nov. 2, 2021 – Update – Re: Ongoing Concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic and government mandates – LETTER

Oct. 28, 2021 – Pastoral appointments, clergy, religious, vocation updates – LETTER

Oct. 27, 2021 – Pope Francis Accepts Invitation to Visit Canada – LETTER

Oct. 21, 2021 – World Mission Sunday (Oct. 24) – LETTER

Oct. 17, 2021 – Launch of the Bishop’s Annual Appeal 2021 – LETTER

Oct. 14, 2021 – Support of the call by Pope Francis for all dioceses and Catholic communities throughout the world to participate in a special synod, “For a Synodal Church.” – LETTER

Oct. 12, 2021 – Support of Catholic TRC Healing Response: Residential School Survivors and their Families and Communities – LETTER

Oct. 12, 2021 – Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement – information about process – LETTER

Oct. 8, 2021 – Vaccine Exemption – LETTER

Oct. 7, 2021 – COVID-19 Directives: Mandatory Masking – LETTER

Sept. 28, 2021 – Catholic Bishops of Saskatchewan: To all Catholics of Saskatchewan and the Indigenous Peoples of this land” – LETTER

Sept. 17, 2021 – Revised: Updated Directives for Sacraments during COVID-19 – LETTER

Sept. 16, 2021 – Updated Directives for Sacraments during COVID-19 – LETTER

Sept. 10, 2021 – National Day for Truth and Reconciliation & Prayer – LETTER

Aug. 6, 2021 – Further Pastoral Appointments and Clergy Updates for the Diocese of Saskatoon – LETTER

July 22, 2021 – Historical Case Review Report and Safeguarding Action Plan Update – Letter and Report

July 13, 2021 – Catholic Bishops of Saskatchewan “Catholic TRC Healing Response Appeal” – LETTER (English) / (French)

July 9, 2021 – Lifting of Public Health Restrictions & Directives for Sacraments in COVID-19 – LETTER

July 3, 2021 – Catholic Bishops of Saskatchewan announce fund-raising appeal for reconciliation and healing – LETTER

June 30, 2021 – Lifting of Public Health Restrictions and Directives For Sacraments in COVID-19 – LETTER

June 29, 2021 – Summary of the Indian Residential Schools Settlement and the Diocese of Saskatoon’s participation – LETTER

June 25, 2021 – Further Pastoral Appointments and Clergy Updates for the Diocese of Saskatoon – LETTER

June 24, 2021 – Message from Catholic Bishops of Saskatchewan about discovery of graves at Cowessess First Nation – LETTER

June 18, 2021 – Updated and compiled directives for celebration of the sacraments during COVID-19 – LETTER

June 16, 2021 – On the occasion of Indigenous Peoples Day – June 21, 2021 – LETTER

June 2, 2021 – Further to the discovery of graves of 215 children at the Kamloops Indian Residential School – FOLLOW-UP LETTER

May 31, 2021 –  On the occasion of the discovery of 215 graves at the Kamloops Indian Residential School – LETTER

May 27, 2021 – Updated and compiled directives for celebration of the sacraments during COVID-19 – LETTER

May 21, 2021 – Pastoral Appointments and Updates for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Saskatoon – LETTER

May 21, 2021 – Sts. Benedict and Scholastica Formation Program announcement – LETTER

May 3, 2021 – Message from the Catholic Bishops of Saskatchewan for Catholic Education Week May 9-16, 2021

April 19, 2021 – Pastoral Directives for Sacramental Sharing in Particular Circumstances (including Letter from the Bishop)

April 16, 2021 – Harassment and Bullying Policy for Roman Catholic Diocese of Saskatoon – POLICY (including Letter from the Bishop

April 14, 2021 – Updated and compiled directives for celebration of the sacraments during COVID-19  / Letter concerning restrictions

April 1, 2021 – Easter message from Bishop Mark Hagemoen – Letter

March 23, 2021 – Updated and compiled directives for celebration of sacraments during COVID-19 – Letter

March 11, 2021 – Updated and compiled directives for celebration of sacraments during COVID-19  – Letter

March 9, 2021- Share Love, Share Lent support – Letter

Feb. 25, 2021 – Updated and compiled directives for celebration of sacraments during COVID-19 – Letter

Jan. 12, 2021 – Week of Prayer for Christian Unity Jan. 18-25 

Jan. 7, 2021 – Consecration to St. Joseph Feb. 2 / Year of St. Joseph – Letter / Prayer resources

Jan. 7, 2021 – Day of Prayer for Reverence for Life Jan. 31 – Letter / Prayer

Dec. 22, 2020 – Christmas message from Bishop Mark Hagemoen – Letter / Video

Dec. 22, 2020 – Updated compiled and directives for celebration of sacraments during COVID-19 (Letter) (Dispensation from the obligation to attend Mass on Sundays or on Holy Days of Obligation continues)

Dec. 17 – Bishop’s message to the faithful regarding priest charged (Letter)

Dec. 16, 2020 – Letter re: charges laid Dec. 16 against a priest serving in the diocese (Fr. Anthony Atter)

Dec. 15, 2020 – Updated Directives for Resumption of Sacraments in COVID-19 – DIRECTIVES (rescinding simultaneous celebrations in a second part of the building) / Letter

Dec. 10, 2020 – Updated Directives for Resumption of Sacraments in COVID-19  – DIRECTIVES (different rooms in church buildings) / Letter

Nov. 26, 2020 – Updated Directives for Resumption of Sacraments in COVID-19 – Directives (numbers reduced)  /  Letter

Nov. 6, 2020 -Updated Directives for Resumption of Sacraments in COVID-19 –  Directives  (masks) /  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

March 4, 2020 – Celebration of the Sacred Liturgy – 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