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.

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