Saskatoon’s Syro-Malabar Catholic community celebrates feast day Nov. 21

Bishop Mark Hagemoen joined Christ the King Syro-Malabar Catholic community in Saskatoon for a celebration on the Feast of Christ the King Nov. 21. (Submitted photos)

By Kiply Lukan Yaworski, Catholic Saskatoon News

Christ the King Syro-Malabar Catholic Church in Saskatoon held a special celebration on the Solemnity of Christ the King, Nov. 21, 2021 at Saint Anne Church in Saskatoon.

The feast day event began with celebration of Solemn Holy Mass with Bishop Mark Hagemoen of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Saskatoon joining the community for the joyful celebration.

Participants wearing crowns reminiscent of Christ the King joined together for a group photograph, before an evening program that included a banquet and a cultural extravaganza.

The Syro-Malabar Catholic community in Saskatoon is part of the Syro-Malabar Catholic Eparchy of Mississauga. The Eastern Catholic Church in full communion with the Pope, is based in Kerala, India.  Christ the King Syro-Malabar Catholic Community shares space at St. Michael Catholic Church, #18-33rd Street West, Saskatoon, with Fr. Martin Augustin, SDB (Manickanamparambil) serving as pastor.