It is with great happiness that we would like to introduce to our Parishioners Father Mark Kreis. (cries) He’s a very gentle soul who is here to help and renew all of us. Please Welcome Father.
Father Mark Kreis, PH.D. was born on April 16, 1956 in Krosno/ Poland. He was ordained on May 23, 1987 in Czestochowa/ Poland. Fr. Mark came to the USA on September 27, 1991 from Germany, where he had worked for three years as an associate pastor. From 1991 thru 1999, he served in the Archdiocese of Chicago. In October 1999, Fr. Mark began his studies at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and at the Biblicum in Rome where, in 2003, he accomplished his licentiate degree in Biblical exegesis. Upon returning to the USA in 2003, Fr. Mark worked for the Rockford Diocese till 2007. In 2007, he resumed his Biblical studies at the Pontifical University of John Paul II in Krakow/ Poland. In 2008, he was transferred to Kittanning, PA. In 2010, Fr. Mark received his doctorate in Biblical theology at the aforementioned university in Krakow. Now he begins his ministry at Corpus Christi in Buffalo.