Bishop Mark Hagemoen recently completed a pastoral visit to the 13 parishes of the Wadena deanery.
Eucharistic celebrations, cemetery blessings, and town hall meetings were on the agenda as Bishop Hagemoen travelled throughout the Wadena deanery July 9-13, visiting all 13 parishes in the easternmost region of the diocese, with a number of other stops, such as a visit to a youth camp in the area.
Bishop Hagemoen made a similar pastoral visit in the fall of 2018 to the parishes of the Humboldt Deanery.
Pastoral visit highlights:
July 9: St. Theresa, Lintlaw, SK – Mass and cemetery visit:
St. Theresa Parish, Lintlaw, July 9
Fr. Emmanuel Banahene at St. Theresa, Lintlaw, SK
Blessing the graves at St. Theresa cemetery, Lintlaw, SK.
July 9: St. Joseph, Kelvington, SK – Town Hall Meeting with the Bishop:
Town Hall meeting with the Bishop at St. Joseph Parish, Kelvington on July 9, 2019.
Pastoral visit to St. Mary, Queen of Poland Parish, Fosston, SK.
Youth at Our Lady Queen of Poland, Fosston, met Bishop Mark Hagemoen during the pastoral visit July 10.
Blessing the graves at Fosston, SK.
July 11: St. George, Naicam, SK – Mass, lunch, and Town Hall Meeting with the Bishop, followed by cemetery visit:
Mass at St. George, Naicam, SK on July 11 with Bishop Mark Hagemoen.
Fr. Charles Nweze at St. George Catholic Church, Naicam, SK.
July 11: St. Felix, Archerwill, SK, followed by cemetery visit:
Fr. Charles Nweze at St. Felix Catholic Church, Archerwill, SK
The tabernacle at St. Felix, Archerwill, SK
Bishop Mark Hagemoen visited St. Felix, Archerwill during a recent pastoral visit to the Wadena deanery.
July 11: Visit to Rex Mundi Camp / Christ the King Youth Camp at Marean Lake:
Fr. Charles Nweze and Fr. Travis Myrheim at the Christ the King / Rex Mundi Youth Camp chapel at Marean Lake, SK, near Rose Valley.
Bishop Mark visited Christ the King Youth Camp chapel at Marean Lake during his recent pastoral visit to the Wadena Deanery.
July 11: St. Lawrence, Nobleville, SK – Mass followed by supper:
Bishop Mark Hagemoen met with parishioners at St. Lawrence, Nobleville, SK, during his pastoral visit to the Wadena deanery.
Fr. Charles Nweze and Bishop Mark Hagemoen joined parishioners for prayers in the cemetery at Nobleville, SK.
Prayers in the cemetery at Nobleville, SK.
July 12: St. Front cemetery visit followed by Mass at Christ the King, Rose Valley, SK, followed by lunch and Town Hall meeting and a visit to the cemetery:
Parishioners at Christ the King Parish in Rose Valley celebrated Mass and met with Bishop Mark Hagemoen during his recent pastoral visit to the Wadena deanery.
Parishioners of Christ the King Parish in Rose Valley joined Bishop Mark Hagemoen in prayers at the cemetery.
Bishop Mark Hagemoen presided at prayers at the cemetery at Rose Valley, SK.
July 12: St. Mary, Wynyard – Dinner, Mass and Town Hall meeting for parishes at Wynyard, Wishart and Foam Lake, held at St. Mary Church, Wynyard, SK:
Parishioners from St. Mary, Wynyard, Christ the King, Foam Lake and Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Wishart , joined Bishop Mark Hagemoen for celebration of the Eucharist July 12 at St. Mary Catholic Church, Wynyard, SK.
Parishioners from Foam Lake, Wishart and Wynyard participated in the Town Hall Meeting with the Bishop July 12 at St. Mary, Wynyard, SK.
Fr. Augustine Osei-Bonsu, Bishop Mark Hagemoen, Brenda Ackerman and other parishioners met for a Town Hall meeting of information and discussion July 12 at St. Mary Parish in Wynyard.
July 13 – Christ the King, Foam Lake, SK, Mass, followed by a visit to the Foam Lake cemetery and the Sacred Heart cemetery at Sheho, SK, followed by lunch in Foam Lake and a visit to the Wynyard cemetery:
Bishop Mark Hagemoen celebrated Mass at Christ the King Parish in Foam Lake, SK, July 13 as part of the pastoral visit to the Wadena deanery.
Prayers at the Wynyard cemetery.
Bishop Mark Hagemoen visited the cemetery of closed parish: Sacred Heart, Sheho, SK.