Br. Mark Waldmann, O.S.F.
Brother Mark Waldmann, of Stony Brook NY, received the Habit of the Franciscan Brothers on August 2, 1998, and took Temporary Vows January 22, 2000. From 2000 to 2008 Brother taught Social Studies and Computer Science at St. Francis Preparatory School in Fresh Meadows. During his ministry at St. Francis Prep he also served as Director of Technology and Chairperson of the Computer and Business departments. Brother professed his final vows January 26, 2003.
Brother Mark is an Alumni of St. Anthony's High School ('96) and St. Francis College ('00) where he received a B.A. in History and an A.S. in Computer Technology. In 2007 he received his M.A. in Theology from the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception, Huntington.
In the spring and summer months, Brother spends time tending to his organic vegetable and herb garden at the friary. Besides gardening, Brother is learning to play the Highland Bagpipes and the Scottish Smallpipes. He also serves the community in making Habit Franciscan Crowns and rosaries.
Brother is currently serving Hope House Ministries in Port Jefferson as Directors of Education and Technology
and was recently appointed as one of the Associate Vocation Directors for the Congregation.