Read the Joint letter from Bishops Mark Hagemoen, David Parsons and Darren McCartney to the NWT Government regarding the priority of Palliative Care and end-of-life support
The Diocese of Mackenzie-Fort Smith joins the Church throughout the world in celebrating the Year of Mercy. Here are some resources to help with our celebration of this important year for our people.
Year of Mercy – February Resource (Focus: Spiritual Works of Mercy)
Year of Mercy – Parable Reflection 1 (God’s Mercy is For Everyone – Luke 7:36-56)
Year of Mercy – Youth Crossword on Mercy
Year of Mercy – Corporal Works of Mercy Coloring Page
Transfer of Our Diocese from the Missionary Dicastry to the Congregation of Bishops
On January 15th, 2016 The Holy Father, Pope Francis, approved that the Diocese of Mackenzie-Fort Smith, along with five other Ecclesiastical Circumscriptions in Northern Canada, be transferred from their status as ‘missionary dioceses’ to come under the Congregation for Bishops and the Common Law of the Church.