Socius for Fraternal Life and Formation
Father Mark was born and raised in Nogales, Arizona, a small border town of the United States and Mexico. He attended the University of Arizona and graduated in 1987. It was at the University that Mark met the Dominicans who ministered the university chaplaincy. He entered the novitiate in 1987, was professed in 1988, and was ordained in 1995.
He was assigned to Holy Rosary Parish, and later to the university chaplaincy in San Diego. He was appointed Vocation Promoter in 2003. In 2007 he was appointed Socius to the Provincial, in which he was elected Provincial in 2011 and served until 2018. In March of 2018 he was chosen to served as Executive Director of the Conference of Major Superiors of Men, the canonical conference in the United States that represents the male religious communities in the country.