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Read the letter from Bishop Mark Hagemoen to the Mackenzie-Fort Smith Diocese on Jan 31, 2017 regarding attack at Quebec mosque

I join with all of you in offering prayers and support for the members of the Centre Culturel Islamique de Québec, and to Canada’s entire Muslim community….


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End of Life Support

We now have a dedicated page on which we’ve collected all Diocesan documents surrounding one of the most important issues facing us today, End of Life Support. Click on the link above to access the page.


Lent 2017 – Come and Reflect

The Seven Last Words of Jesus

Where: Trapper’s Lake Spirituality Center
When: Tuesdays -February 28 – April 11, 2017
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Presenters from across the Diocese will share their reflections.

Registration is necessary
Call the Diocesan Office – 867-920-2129
or e-mail diocese.mackenzie@theedge.ca



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Bishop’s Letter regarding National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women – September 8, 2016

I join with all of you in offering my prayers and support for the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Young people. We hope and pray that the work of the Inquiry will bring clarity to what has happened to the lives of over 1,200 murdered or missing Indigenous women, to bring about justice for victims and their families, and to provide insights to prevent any possible potential victims.

Click here to read the full text of Bishop Mark’s letter


Catholic Response to TRC Calls To Action

Click here to read “Catholic Response to Call to Action 48”
Click here to read “Repudiation of ‘Doctrine of Discovery & Terra Nullius’”

An interview with Bishop Donald Bolen, Chairman of the Justice and Peace Commission of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, about the two texts

Click here for Bishop Mark Hagemoen’s letter to the Mackenzie Fort-Smith Diocese on the TRC Calls to Action

Click here to read “Sept 2016 TRC Calls to Action Objectives”



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Fall 2016 – Winter 2017 in the Diocese of Mackenzie

The Fall began with the gathering of the Diocesan Clergy, Religious, and Lay Leadership for our Fall Study Days, which this year featured focus on the Truth and Reconciliation “Calls to Action.” Various regions of our Diocese reflected on pastoral priorities that addressed these, and planned how these would be approached in the various communities […]

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