St. Mark Church (Stratford, Connecticut)

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St. Mark Church
Location500 Wigwam Lane
Stratford, Connecticut
CountryUnited States
DenominationRoman Catholic
Weekly attendance3500
Websitehttp://www.saintmarkchurchstratford.org
History
FoundedMay 25, 1960
Founder(s)Bishop Lawrence J. Shehan
DedicatedDecember 12, 1961
Administration
DioceseBridgeport
ProvinceHartford
Clergy
Bishop(s)Most Rev. Frank Caggiano
Vicar(s)Rev. Russell Augustine
Pastor(s)Rev. Birendra Soreng
Deacon(s)Andy Dzujna, F. Paul Kurmay, T. Emmet Murray

St. Mark is a Roman Catholic church in Stratford, Connecticut, part of the Diocese of Bridgeport. The parish is located in Stratford's North End and was founded in 1960 by Bishop Lawrence Shehan.[1]

Facilities[edit]

Besides the church itself the grounds include an adoration chapel convent, social hall/gymnasium, kitchen, and religious education office.[2]

School[edit]

The parish includes an elementary and middle school that hosts over 200 students from pre-K through eighth grade. In 2009 the school was named a U.S. Department of Education Blue Ribbon School of Excellence.[3]

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Coordinates: 41°13′40.30″N 73°07′43.60″W / 41.2278611°N 73.1287778°W / 41.2278611; -73.1287778