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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.

Convocation 2014: Graduates should “turn the world upside down” and prioritize the poor

Saint Mark's graduates and instructors recognized for outstanding achievement at this year's convocation.

Vancouver, BC – MAY 10, 2014 – To be seen as “good news”, evangelization must relate to its contemporary context and prioritize the poor.

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.

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