General Information

Mission Statement

It is the mission of the St. Mark Faith Formation program to bring our youth and families closer to Christ through innovative programming that touches both the mind and heart of the individual, providing a foundation for a life-long relationship with Christ through our Catholic Faith.



Sonnet Bonelli: 6th and 7th Grade Faith Formation Coordinator (email)

Sonnet Bonelli joins the St. Mark Catholic Church staff as the new 6th and 7th Grade Faith Formation Coordinator. She has enjoyed being a catechist for 6 years, and is excited to continue helping the youth in our parish grow in their knowledge, understanding, and practice of the Catholic faith in her new role. Born and raised in New York City, Sonnet and her family moved to North Carolina from Puerto Rico 10 years ago, and have lived in Huntersville for the last 2 years. Sonnet is married to Larry Padilla, and they have two beautiful daughters, Isabel and Sofia.

Middle School Ministry and Sacrament of Confirmation


Faye Nye: Elementary Faith Formation Coordinator and Sacraments of First Reconciliationand First Communion (email)

Faye Nye has been a member at St. Mark for over 10 years and been on staff as Elementary Coordinator of Faith Formation for the last 5 years. She has lived in Huntersville for 20 years with her husband Jeff and two children, Jennifer and Timothy, who are now in college. As Elementary Coordinator she loves helping the children of our parish grow in their love of God and the Eucharist.


Faith Formation Calendar 2016-2017

Week of September 11th: First Week of Classes (1st-8th Grade)
Week of October 30th: No Classes - Fall Break
Monday/Tuesday November 21st-22nd: No Classes - Thanksgiving
Sunday November 27th: No Classes - Thanksgiving
Week of December 25th: No Classes - Christmas
Week of January 1st: No Classes - Christmas
Monday/Tuesday January 16th-17th: No Classes - MLK
Sunday February 5th: No Classes - Super Bowl
Monday/Tuesday March 14th-15th: No Classes - Parish Mission
Week of April 9th: No Classes - Spring Break CMS
Week of April 16th: No Classes - Easter
Week of April 30th: Last Week of Classes (1st-8th Grade)