Father Mark went to Minor seminary, St. Charles, Catonsvillle, MD, and Major seminary, St. Mary’s, Paca Street and Roland Park. He was ordained in 1973 and took his first parish assignment at Sacred Heart, Glyndon, MD. He went to St. Rita, Dundalk, MD, and was first an associate and then later he became administrator. He was pastor at St. Luke, Edgemere, MD for 13 years. He was pastor Our Lady of Sorrows in West River for 20 years. He retired August 22, 2016—and shortly after that, he moved to Rehoboth Beach.
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