Meet your director Mark Gargulinski
Originally from Sterling, Massachusetts, Mark Gargulinski is passionate about young people growing in a deeper understanding of the Christian faith. He has served in the Catholic Church in various roles, including leading events and prayer meetings and serving in leadership at the Mother of God Community. Mark initiated bringing Damian Stayne to the US, coordinating many of his events to equip dioceses in growing the charisms. Mark enjoys time with his family, playing golf, and walking his dog, Bailey. Mark and his wife, Lea, have three children and two grandchildren, and they live in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
This diocese has welcomed the Encounter School of Ministry.
The Encounter School of Ministry is open to Christians of all backgrounds—disciples who believe God calls them to demonstrate His supernatural love in their daily lives. Our curriculum and content is rooted in Catholic Tradition and faithful to Catholic teaching.
DC Campus Young Adult Conference (April 9-11th)
God is on the move in D.C.! We are looking for hungry young adults who desire to grow in their Catholic identity and gifting. The Encounter Conference will teach about the happy life discovered in the Gospel of truth. People are seeing demonstrations of God’s healing joy in our hurting world. Be a part of the mission and be amazed at what God is prepared to do!
Summer Intensive: Dates TBD
The Summer Intensive Conference is an evening school that provides a survey of the content offered in the first four quarters of the Encounter School of Ministry over a fast four day period. The content covered includes Identity & Transformation, Power & Healing, Hearing God & The Prophetic Gifts, Inner Healing & Freedom. Keynote Speaker: Dr. Mary Healy. ***Registration Coming Soon***
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