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Monthly Speaker Luncheon - Mark McElrath: Integrating Our Lives of Faith and Work

  • 07/20/2016
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Advanced Depositions, 17752 Sky Park Circle, Ste 100, Irvine, CA 92614


Mark McElrath

Integrating Our Lives of Faith and Work

About Mark

Mark McElrath and his wife Drucilla have been married since 1983 and are the parents of two grown daughters and make their home in Orange County, CA.  Mark is Director of Marketing, Sales, Development at Santiago Retreat Center and Co-Founder and President of Catholics at Work OC, the local chapter of the National Catholic Professionals and Business Clubs.

The youngest of 9 children, Mark grew up in Garden Grove, CA and attended school at St. Catherine’s Military Academy and Servite High School in Anaheim.  Following a 10 year career in hospitality management Mark returned to Southern California to manage his family’s apparel business which included a collection of high end resort based specialty stores and boutiques and manufacturing company with clients throughout the United States. Today, Mark works professionally helping to develop and advance the mission of Santiago Retreat Center, located in the foothills of the Santa Ana Mountains just 17 miles from the front door of Christ Cathedral.  A parishioner of St. Thomas More Catholic parish in Irvine, Mark serves as a volunteer with several apostolates whose mission is to advance the New Evangelization in Orange County including:

  • Orange County Catholic Prayer Breakfast
  • Thomas Aquinas College Board of Regents
  • Servite High School Board of Regents
  • St. Catherine’s Military Academy
  • Bl. John Henry Newman Parish
  • Catholic Association of Latino Leaders
  • Young Catholic Professionals
  • Frassati House
  • Laboure Society
  • Shalom World Media
  • 1531 Festival of Praise

YOUR SUGGESTED DONATION of $15.00 helps cover lunch and the expenses associated with our mission of serving the legal community. 


17752 Sky Park Circle, Ste 100, Irvine, CA 92614

We thank our friends at Advanced Depositions, a premium court reporting and litigation support company, for opening their doors to STMSOC and hosting our events. We encourage you to give them a try!

STMSOC is a California Non-Profit Corporation and tax exempt under IRS 501(c)(3).

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William Malecki, Esq. | President

Email: president@stthomasmore.net

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The St. Thomas More Society of Orange County invites the Catholic legal community to join the society.  Catholic attorneys, judges, law students, and those who work in the legal community and provide professional services to attorneys are encouraged to join in Catholic camaraderie as together we face the challenges of being the face of Christ in the midst of the secular world.  

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