Mark StinardName: Mark Stinard
Position: Director of Youth Ministry
Parish: St. Mary of Sorrows Catholic Church
Office Phone:
703-978-4141 ext. 107
Email:marks@stmaryofsorrows.org

History/Resume
In current position since: 6/20/2016
Active in Youth Ministry since: 8/15/2014
Youth Ministry program includes: St. Mary of Sorrows hosts a comprehensive youth ministry program for all ages. This includes scouting, junior high, and high school programs. Our high school program consists of Boys' and Girls' Catholic Life Communities, a Youth Choir and Orchestra, and a regular Sunday Night Live program. We also have a Rite of Christian Initiation for Teens for those young people looking to enter the Church. During the summer we have both a weeklong Work Camp for high schoolers and a Junior High Work Camp as well as several retreats throughout the year.

Favorites
Favorite Food(s): My Wife's Cooking, Chinese Food, Pizza

Favorite Band: Matt Maher Band

Favorite Pastime: Playing Soccer

Favorite Saint: St. Padre Pio

Favorite Scripture: Romans 8:38

Favorite Book: Lord of the Rings Trilogy

Why I work in Youth Ministry: To love and serve young people so that I may walk with them on their journey of faith. I also strive to equip other adults to do the same and to create new opportunities for the young people in the parish.

About Me:
It all centers on Jesus Christ and His Church. To work for the Church has been a tremendous blessing, and to be an adopted son of God has been the greatest adventure.

Birthdate: February 5