Bishop Mark

The Bishop’s Appeal Committee of the Diocese of Mackenzie-Fort Smith cordially invites you to:

An Evening With Bishop Mark Hagemoen

Please join us on November 8th from 6-9 pm at Ecole St Joseph School.

Tickets are $10. Donations to the Bishop’s Appeal are gratefully accepted.

For ticket or sponsorship opportunities please contact:
Liz.Baile@ycs.nt.ca (867) 444-8166
Gizelle.Gaudon@ycs.nt.ca (867) 444-9855

Healing the Pain of Abortion: Weekend Retreat by Rachel’s Vineyard

This weekend retreat offers a beautiful opportunity for healing to any woman or man who has struggled with the emotional or spiritual pain of an abortion.

Retreat will be held at Trappers Lake Centre November 17th – 19th

Click here to view the Rachel’s Vineyard Brochure…
Click here to view the Rachel’s Vineyard Poster…


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.

Vatican Message re: International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, 26 June 2017

click here for the full letter…


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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Blessing of New Sacred Heart Church, Fort Simpson, September 17, 2017

Sept. 17, 2017 concluded the long journey towards achieving the building of the new church in Fort Simpson. The project featured many years of fundraising and planning, and included supporters from within and outside the Diocese.

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