About St. Mark's College

St. Mark's College is the Catholic theological college at the University of British Columbia. We offer graduate degree programs to teachers, administrators, health workers, and other professionals, including master’s degrees; an undergraduate program for aspiring teachers; and certificates in Religious Education, Theological Studies, Pastoral Studies, Catholic Ministry Leadership, and Educational Leadership.

Latest News

Honorary Doctorate Recipient Recognized for Leadership in Ecumenism and Interfaith Dialogue

Vancouver, BC – MARCH 13, 2014 – Saint Mark’s College, the Catholic Theological College affiliated with the University of British Columbia, is pleased to announce that Sister Donna Geernaert, Congregational Leader of the Sisters of Charity–Halifax, will be awarded the institution’s highest honour, the Doctor of Sacred Letters (honoris causa). The degree will be conferred by the Most Reverend J. Michael Miller, CSB, Archbishop of Vancouver and Chancellor of Saint Mark’s College, at the College’s convocation ceremony at Saint Mark’s College Chapel on May 6, 2014, at 6:00 pm.

Pope Appoints Saint Mark’s College Principal as Bishop

October 15, 2013. Rev. Dr. Mark A Hagemoen, Principal of Saint Mark’s College and President of Corpus Christi College, has been appointed by Pope Francis as Bishop of the Diocese of Mackenzie - Fort Smith, based in Yellowknife. Mackenzie - Fort Smith is Canada's largest-area and northernmost diocese.

Dr. Paul C. Burns Appointed Interim Principal of Saint Mark's College

October 24, 2013. Dr. Paul C. Burns has been appointed as Interim Principal of Saint Mark’s College and Interim President of Corpus Christi College. He will assume these responsibilities on November 15, 2013.

Current Principal of Saint Mark’s College and President of Corpus Christi College , Rev. Dr. Mark A. Hagemoen, was recently appointed Bishop of the Diocese of Mackenzie - Fort Smith, based in Yellowknife.