Year of Faith - Diocese of Saskatoon home
As the Year of Faith comes to a close this fall, Bishop Don Bolen (Follow @bishopdonbolen) is inviting you to reflect on the reasons for your faith. Share your thoughts with us!
Year of Faith Festival
Here is the schedule:
Friday, Nov. 8
Opening events held at Cathedral of the Holy Family,123 Nelson Road and Attridge Drive, Saskatoon
The Source and Summit of Our Faith
6 p.m. - Opening Eucharist with Bishop Don Bolen and Archbishop Gérald Lacroix
7:15 p.m. - Reception
Catholic Artists in Concert
8:30 p.m. - Evening of Music for Restless Hearts Audrey Assad live in concert, with Saskatchewan's
own Catherine Lewans. Get advance tickets online at:
picatic.com/audreyassad or at the Catholic Pastoral
Centre, 2nd Floor of Cathedral of Holy Family
Saturday, Nov. 9
10:30 a.m. -Year of Faith address:
Archbishop Gérald LaCroix speaks at the Cathedral of the Holy Family, 123 Nelson Road, Saskatoon
Renewing Our Faith
1 p.m. - "The Holy Eucharist, A Mystery of Mercy"
2:15 p.m. - "Finding Divine Mercy in the Sacrament of Reconciliation"
Two talks by Dr. Robert Stackpole of the John Paul II Institute of Divine Mercy, Stockbridge, Mass., USA - held at St. Paul's Co-Cathedral, Spadina Crescent and 22nd Street, Saskatoon. (Free will offering.)
Practicing Our Faith as Caretakers of Creation
1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Workshop: Practicing Our Faith as Caretakers of Creation at St. Joseph's Parish Hall, 535 8th Street East, Saskatoon, featuring Fr. Lawrence DeMong on the Sacredness of Creation; Sr. Judy Schachtel on our interconnectedness with creation (with a DVD), and Rev. Michael Poellet on concrete actions of care that Christians can do -- all intermingled with songs of creation and a closing ritual with Gabe Penna.
2 p.m. - Annee de Foi
Archevêque de Québec Gérald LaCroix Sts-Martyrs-Canadiens, 1007 Rue Windsor, Saskatoon
Celebration of Eucharist
5 p.m. - Eucharist
with Bishop Donald Bolen, Archbishop
Lacroix and Archbishop James Weisgerber at Holy Spirit
Parish, 114 Kingsmere Place, Saskatoon
Bishop's Cup Basketball Tournament - Clergy vs Youth
6:30 p.m. - Bishop's Cup Basketball Tournament
Clergy versus youth, Grade 6 and up at St. Joseph High
School, Nelson Road and Attridge Drive, Saskatoon
Sunday, Nov. 10
Celebration of the Eucharist:
Bishop Bolen: 9 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. at the Cathedral of
the Holy Family
Archbishop Gérald Lacroix: 10 a.m. at
Archbishop James Weisgerber: 1 p.m. with Our Lady of Guadalupe parish at St. Mary's Church
20th Street and Avenue 0, Saskatoon
- Year of Faith resosurce list
The following list of books, videos, and magazine articles has been gathered together to assist our community to explore the teaching of the Second Vatican Council (1962-65) and to join in discussions about the significance of the Council for the church today. Most of these items are available in the Catholic Pastoral Centre Resource Library.
- Pope Benedict's letter for the indiction of the Year of Faith
- Vatican II on Wikipedia
- Pastoral Letter by the CCCB. It is an excellent summary of the Second Vatican Council and why it is important today. English and French
For the first time, in breathtaking, high-definition cinematography, the beauty, goodness and truth of the Catholic Faith are illustrated in a rich, multimedia experience. Journey with acclaimed author, speaker and theologian Fr. Robert Barron to more than 50 locations throughout 15 countries. Be illuminated by the spiritual and artistic treasures of this global culture that claims more than one billion of the earth’s people.
From the sacred lands of Israel to the beating heart of Uganda...from the glorious shrines of Italy, France, and Spain, to the streets of Mexico, Kolkata, and New York City, the fullness of CATHOLICISM is revealed. Journey deep into the Faith as you watch each episode.
Mike Leonard, a veteran NBC Today Show correspondent and acclaimed filmmaker, is the Executive Producer of this groundbreaking series.
The box set includes five DVDs, each containing two episodes. Each episode runs 50-60 minutes. English and Spanish subtitles are included as viewing options.