His Holiness Pope Francis has named Most Rev. Mark Hagemoen as the eighth Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Saskatoon. At the time of his appointment, Bishop Hagemoen was serving as the Bishop of the northern Diocese of Mackenzie-Fort Smith.
By Kiply Lukan Yaworski
The new bishop-elect for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Saskatoon has a number of passions, including fostering a deeper relationship with Indigenous People, pursuing the New Evangelization, furthering youth ministry, and supporting Catholic education.
Bishop Mark Hagemoen, 56, who has served for four years as bishop of the northern diocese of MacKenzie-Fort Smith, was named the eighth bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Saskatoon in an announcment by Pope Francis released Sept. 12, 2017.
The diocese of Saskatoon has been without a bishop since Oct. 14, 2016, when former bishop Most. Rev. Donald Bolen was inaugurated as Archbishop of Regina. The date for Hagemoen’s installation as...Read More