Rev. Mark Latcovich, Ph. D.

Since July, 2013 Fr. Mark A. Latcovich serves as Rector of Borromeo Seminary and Saint Mary Seminary and Graduate School of Theology. He is a graduate of Borromeo Seminary where he earned a BA in English Literature and Theology in 1977. In 1981, he was ordained a priest of the Diocese of Cleveland and received his M.Div from Saint Mary Seminary. In 1986, he also completed an MA in theology from the seminary as well.

Fr. Latcovich has served as Parochial Vicar in two parishes, St. Joseph Parish, Strongsville and Resurrection of the Lord, Solon. He served as Administrator of Saint Louis Parish and Campus Minster at Ursuline College before beginning graduate studies in 1992 at Case Western Reserved University, where he earned his Ph.D. in Family Sociology in 1996. Fr. Mark was assigned to the faculty of Saint Mary Seminary where he served in administration positions as Dean of Students, Academic Dean and Vice-Rector for Saint Mary Seminary

At the seminary since 1996, Fr. Latcovich teaches courses in Trinity, Ecclesiology, Eschatology and the Creed. He also facilitates seminars in the area of Pastoral Skills and team teaches a seminar on addictions. He has lectured locally and internationally on contemporary Catholic Theologians and the Second Vatican Council. He has been a life-long student studying the contributions of Congar, von Balthasar, Ratzinger and Rahner. He has written on the Fifth Step Process and has served as a consulter for the National Association for Children of Alcoholics (NACoA) publishing articles on clergy competencies needed for spiritual caregiving to helping addicted persons and families.

Fr. Mark served in administration positions as Dean of Students, Academic Dean and Vice-Rector for Saint Mary Seminary.

On a personal side, Fr. Latcovich enjoys theater, travel, music and movies. He is a fan of biography and BBC television, especially Sherlock Holmes, Mystery. He reads historical biography, literary criticism and finds time for a good Sci-Fi mystery.