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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.

UBC Campus Safety

October 20, 2013. UBC has issued a safety notice related to three separate attacks occurring in the past three weeks targeting women walking alone late at night on the UBC campus. Students and staff are urged to take extra precautions at all times, especially at night. Please follow developments by listening to local news. Updates will be provided as new information develops.

On the Mark - Fall 2012

Click for the Fall 2012 Edition of On the Mark!

Across the Divide

Movie premiere event, Across the Divide, a 60 minute new documentary that offers viewers a glimpse of hope for the plight of Christian university students in the Holy Land. Sunday, June 3, 2012 at Simon Fraser University. Please click here for the poster containing event details.

Vocations Night, Tuesday January 17th - Walking the Walk in All Walks

Join us for our 3rd Annual Vocations Night.  With special guests Provincial of the Jesuits of Canada, Father Jim Webb and others! RSVP to

Watch Fr. John McCarthy talk about his journey:

Films at 4: Discovering Christ at the Movies

Join us as we screen current films and discuss how the themes of these films tie in with the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola and our relationship with Christ.

Sundays 4-7 pm at St. Mark's College (7 pm Sunday Mass optional)

$10 per session, including refreshments OR  $50 for entire series (payable only at first session)

Bella (2006) - Sunday October 16, 2011     Week One of the Exercises - I am a sinner; somehow God still loves me