Patrick Gillespie

Patrick Gillespie holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Arts in Leadership (Ministry) from Trinity Western University. Currently, he is the Director of the Office of Catechetics for the Archdiocese of Vancouver. Patrick brings a variety of experience; over the past 13 years he has served the Archdiocese as the Director of Evangelization, a Consultant for the Office of Youth Ministry, and has worked in the Catholic High Schools.

Fr. Gary Franken

Fr. Gary Franken is a priest of the Archdiocese of Vancouver. Ordained in 1989, he received his Master of Divinity from St. Peter's London, Ontario and a STL and certificate in Spirituality from Dominican College of St. Thomas of Aquinas in Rome. Fr. Franken brings to Saint Mark's College a considerable range of pastoral and academic background. He currently serves as Pastor of St. Anthony's Parish, West Vancouver, and Vicar for Priestly Life.

Shawn Flynn

Shawn joined Saint Mark’s Theological College in 2012. He has also taught at the University of Toronto, taught for diaconate programs in two different dioceses, continuing education courses for the University of St. Michael’s College and offered various public lectures. Shawn has published and forthcoming articles in academic journals such as: Catholic Biblical Quarterly, Biblica, as well as Theoforum, and Irish Theological Quarterly.

Frank Dragojevich

Frank has served as a teacher and administrator in schools of the Vancouver Archdiocese (CISVA) since 1984. He has worked as both and elementary and secondary teacher in a wide variety of disciplines and at a wide variety of levels. His teaching work includes serving as Campus Ministry Coordinator and Religious Education Department Head at St. Patrick Regional Secondary. Frank has worked as Elementary school Vice-Principal at Immaculate Conception (Delta) and Principal at St. Paul (Richmond). He has also worked as Principal of both St. Patrick Regional Secondary (1999-2005) and St.

Adrienne Castellon

Adrienne Castellon holds a Bachelor of Arts from Simon Fraser University (1992), a Master of Arts in Leadership and Special Education from San Diego State University (1996), a Certificate in Adult and Continuing Education from the University of Victoria(2006), and a Doctorate of Education from Simon Fraser University(2010). She brings to Saint Mark's College a wide range of experience in education.

Dr. Paul Burns

"Grace does not repress or ignore nature but rather builds on it and expands it." Paul is teaching the course “Explorations in Catholicism” for Corpus Christi and he is serving as the Director of Liberal Arts. He is also teaching a course on Church History for St. Mark’s College. For UBC he is teaching in the “Religion, Literature and the Arts” which is a Majors program he helped to start in 1995. He is also teaching a Religious Studies courses called “Prophetic Figure in the Christian Tradition”.

Johnny Bevacqua

Johnny is currently the principal of St. Patrick Regional Secondary School in Vancouver. He has been an educator in the Catholic Independent Schools of the Vancouver Archdiocese for 17 years, 12 as an administrator. As a high school principal, Johnny is committed to the ongoing development of collaborative learning systems and how schools need to increasingly become engaging and relevant for students. He is also interested in understanding schools as learning organizations and how change can be initiated within them.

BC Day

College closed.

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.

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