Parish Life

Cuisine for the Spirit

Bambi Winkler

Cuisine for the Spirit is a delicious and fun way to make new friendships and deepen existing ones over a home-cooked meal. Learn more on the Cuisine for the Spirit page.

Gardening Crew

Ashely Zaitz

Our gardening crew works hard to keep the parish grounds looking beautiful. We take care of spring planting, watering, fall cleanup, and more. If you have a green thumb and love to work outdoors, please consider joining us!

St. Thérèse Altar Society

Megan Hjelmstad
Emily Tenhundfeld

The St. Thérèse Altar Society is a new ministry for girls in grades 3–12 to serve at St. Mark and more deeply discover their feminine virtue and vocation. Activities include sacristan duties at Mass, service projects, social events, and more.

Daughters of Mary

Paula Simpson

Our mission is to promote the spiritual and social life of women at St. Mark, and to serve the parish through the imitation of Mary in her role as Mother.

Faithful Citizenship

Jan Cook

Faithful Citizenship is an education ministry at St. Mark, dedicated to informing our parish family on policy issues, those local to Douglas County as well as statewide, that impact our values of life, faith, family and freedom. It is open to all, and does not promote specific political parties. Sign up at Flocknote  to receive updates.

Grace in Motion

Jan Cook

Our ladies’ weekly movement/exercise group glorifies God by taking care of the temple of our bodies.