St. Mark's Catholic Community

Welcome

"A welcoming, growing Catholic family that continuously experiences and joyfully shares the love of God."
Mission
As members of His Body, we come together and are transformed through the Word of God, the Mass, the Sacraments, and prayer. We go forth into the world sharing the Love of Christ.

Find a complete copy of the parish strategic plan, here.

REGISTER WITH US

HOW CAN WE PRAY FOR YOU?


PERPETUAL ADORATION

 

Please contact Julie Sandrus for more information on our Adoration Chapel, how to visit with Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament and how to commit to a Holy Hour: 208-323-0200 or [email protected]

 

CONNECT WITH US!

CHILDREN'S FAITH FORMATION

REGISTER for Faith Formation Programs HERE.

PAY for Faith Formation Programs HERE.

JOB OPENING

Click HERE to see the full listing for Children's Faith Formation Coordinator and Youth Minister. 

PARISH COUNCIL

The St. Mark's Parish Council meets every 1st Tuesday of the month at 6:30pm.  The meetings are open to the parish at large, everyone is welcome to attend. 

October Meeting Minutes

December Meeting Minutes 

February Meeting Minutes

April Meeting Minutes

May Meeting Minutes

September Meeting Minutes

Click HERE to meet your 2020-2021 Parish Council Members.

FEED THE HUNGRY WITH ST. MARK'S

FEED THE HUNGRY - PRACTICE WORKS OF MERCY WITH US. *CLICK THE IMAGE BELOW TO SEE HOW*

FATHER EMIL

Beginning in April, Fr. Emil Parafiniuk joined our clergy team as a second parochial vicar. He is assisting Fr. Adrian until our pastor is assigned in July. He comes to us from the Diocese of Brooklyn but is originally from Poland. For more information about Fr. Emil, click HERE.

ASSISTANCE FOR UKRAINE

Click the links below to donate to Charities helping Ukraine we know and trust.

1. CATHOLIC RELIEF SERVICES

2. KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS

3. AQUINAS INSTITUE

St. Marks Catholic Communitys Sunday Mass

Welcome to St. Mark's Catholic Community
Today is Sunday, May15, 2022
We are Celebrating on the Fifth Sunday of Easter
Please Join Us
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St Mark's Catholic Communitys 8th Grade Graduation Mass

Welcome to St. Mark's Catholic School Mass
Please Join St. Mark's Catholic School as we Celebrate the 8th Grade Graduation.
We are excited to send our graduates out on the next phase of their journey in life.
Please Join Us

St Mark's Catholic Communitys First Communion Mass

Welcome to St. Mark's Catholic Community
Today is Sunday, May 15, 2022
We are Celebrating on the Fifth Sunday of Easter
This Afternoon We Celebrate with the First Communicants of St. Mark's Parish
Please Join Us
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Works of Mercy - Engage Today

Corporal Works of Mercy Corporal Works of Mercy Spiritual Works of Mercy

Feed the Hungry

with the St. Mark's Food Bank by stocking shelves and greeting those who visit the food bank

Contact Gary Turner for current volunteer needs: [email protected]

 

Clothe the Naked -CCW

Collect: NEW socks for seminarians, hats and scarves for homeless. 

Contact: Natasha Eckhardt: [email protected]

 

 

Pray for the Living and the Dead - Perpetual Adoration Chapel. Our Adoration Chapel is open 24 hours a day. Spend time in front of the Blessed Sacrament. We are always in need of adorers and substitutes for the late night and early morning hours. Contact Julie Sandrus for more information: 208-323-0200 or [email protected]

Feed the Hungry

St. Mark's High School Youth Group -provide dinner for our Sunday night youth group (30-40 people). Meals should be individually plated and ready to serve in Donoghue Hall, Sundays at 6:00pm. The meals can be cooked at home or in the St. Mark’s kitchen.

Contact: Jordan Renfro: j[email protected] 

Clothe the Naked

St. Vincent de Paul -Donate your gently used or new coats by bringing them in to the parish office; there is a clearly marked box in the parish lobby between December-February.

Comfort the Afflicted

Prayer Shawl Ministry

"Craft” shawls which will be delivered to the sick, suffering and homebound. Contact Lise Goertz: [email protected] or  208-440-2028

Feed the Hungry -Corpus Christi

Provide breakfast for the Corpus Christi day shelter.

Dishes are dropped off at the parish school each Monday by 9:30am

Click HERE to sign up. 

Contact: [email protected]

Clothe the Naked 

St. Vincent de Paul- become a home visitor to assess the needs of those calling for assistance with rent, clothing vouchers, bus passes, etc. Training provided.

Contact:  Denise Quintana 972-655-9610 (St. Mark’s)

 

Instruct the Ignorant       

High School Core Team Leader -share your faith with our High School aged young people on Sunday evenings. Contact: Jordan Renfro, [email protected]  

Feed the Hungry-Interfaith Sanctuary Meal Service

Cook and transport a meal to the Interfaith Sanctuary homeless shelter. Each 2nd Saturday of the month (additional evenings available), sign up by clicking HERE

Contact: Frank Kalange, 208-353-6529, [email protected]

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Visit the Sick

Outreach Extraordinary Eucharistic Ministry- provide communion to the homebound.

Contact: Tom Biggens, [email protected]            or 208-869-6364

Counsel the Doubtful and Comfort the Sorrowful

St. Vincent de Paul- Counsel the Doubtful and comfort the sorrowful with home visits by engaging with the poor. We take time be contemplative about each interaction and situation, to respond in ways that don’t just provide material assistance, but point to Christ as the Way/Truth/Life in their time of despair, when they often feel forsaken. Training provided. 

Contact: Denise Quintana 972-655-9610 (St. Mark’s)

Feed the Hungry


St. Vincent de Paul Thanksgiving Food Boxes-
Shop for a meal for the disadvantaged, set up tables at parish, collect full food boxes, work at fairgrounds on distribution day

Contact: Jeanette Jackson, [email protected]

Visit the Imprisoned

St. Vincent de Paul Reentry Conference- Become a home visitor to assess the needs of those recently released from incarceration. We provide assistance with rent, clothing voucher, bus pass, etc.  Training provided.

Contact: Lynn Kelley, [email protected] 208-890-9766

 

Feed the Hungry

CCW-Funeral Dinners and Coffee Hours

Contact Natasha Eckhardt:  [email protected]

Visit the Imprisoned

Prison Ministry-write letters (during COVID) – children or adults can write a note letting prisoners know they are prayed for NO NEED TO SIGN A NAME OR LIST A RETURN ADDRESS. Letters can be dropped at the parish office for mailing.

Contact: parish office, 208-375-6651

 
 

Visit the Imprisoned

Story Link Prison Ministry-donations of books are always needed, other opportunities available as they arise. 

Contact: May Ann Kojis, [email protected]  208-484-5326