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Saint Mark’s College to Confer 2016 Honorary Doctorate to Retired Neurosurgeon, Humanitarian Dr. Felix Durity

Vancouver, BC – May 2, 2016. Saint Mark’s College at UBC is pleased to announce that Dr. Felix Durity – retired neurosurgeon, former Head of Neurosurgery and current Professor Emeritus in UBC’s Department of Surgery, and a committed humanitarian – will be awarded the institution’s highest honour, the Doctor of Sacred Letters (honoris causa).

Saint Mark's in the News - "Easter: Nuns dying off, but their mission is being reborn"

Read Douglas Todd's story in the Vancouver Sun about the Sisters of St. Ann, who have in the past few years given away more than $15 million in cash and land, including a $3 million endowment to Saint Mark's College.

Saint Mark’s College to Confer 2016 Honorary Doctorate to Retired Neurosurgeon, Humanitarian Dr. Felix Durity

Vancouver, BC – MARCH 24, 2016 – Saint Mark’s College at UBC is pleased to announce that Dr. Felix Durity, a retired neurosurgeon, previous Head of Neurosurgery and Professor Emeritus in UBC’s Department of Surgery and a committed humanitarian, will be awarded the institution’s highest honour, the Doctor of Sacred Letters (honoris causa).

Saint Mark’s Alumni in the News: Despite residential-school legacy, aboriginals join Christian clergy (with video)

The Vancouver Sun has profiled Saint Mark’s alumnus Rennie Nahanee (Dipl. ‘15), a member of the first group of men to be ordained as deacons in the Archdiocese. Along with other diaconate candidates, Nahanee completed a course of study at Saint Mark’s, chosen by the Archdiocese to provide the theological formation for the Permanent Diaconate Program. Nahanee was recently appointed by Archbishop Miller to be a deacon at St. Paul’s Indian Catholic Church in North Vancouver.

Alumni Update: Vancouver's First Group of Ordained Permanent Deacons Assigned to Their Posts

Where Are They Now?

Congratulations to the Vancouver Archdiocese's first group of ordained Permanent Deacons - all Saint Mark's alumni - who were recently assigned to various posts in the diocese.

Saint Mark’s College was chosen by the Archdiocese to provide the theological formation for candidates of the Permanent Diaconate. Candidates are placed in one of two streams toward a Diploma in Pastoral Studies, based on their previous education.

Noted Canadian Bioethicist Dr. Moira McQueen to Receive Honorary Doctorate from Saint Mark’s College

Vancouver, BC – MARCH 9, 2015 – Saint Mark’s College, the Catholic Theological College affiliated with the University of British Columbia, is pleased to announce that Dr. Moira McQueen, a leading bioethicist and moral theologian, will be awarded the institution’s highest honour, the Doctor of Sacred Letters (honoris causa).

Saint Mark’s College and Corpus Christi College Announce Dr. Peter Matthew Meehan as New Principal and President

Vancouver, BC, June 16, 2014 –The Board of Directors of Saint Mark’s College and Corpus Christi College is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Peter Matthew Meehan as the next Principal pro tem of Saint Mark’s College and President of Corpus Christi College for an initial five-year term, effective August 1, 2014. Saint Mark’s, the theological college affiliated with the University of British Columbia (UBC), and Corpus Christi, the liberal arts college, are both located on UBC’s Vancouver campus.

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