In addition to the various activities of the parish, St. Mark’s also hosts a number of outside groups. Please see below for information on the various groups that meet at St. Mark’s.

Ancient Order of Hibernians The AOH is an organization of Catholic men of Irish heritage. They are responsible for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade every year and raise funds for various charities including both St. Mark and St. Mary Schools.

Contact: Rich Coyle 910-274-8390,

Ark of the Covenant Homeschool Catholic homeschool Moms and their children (all age levels) meet once a month.

Contact: Tracy Smith, 910-793-4873,

Boy Scouts-Troop 215 Boy Scout Troop 215 meets at St. Mark on Thursday nights at 7:00 pm (with a brief break during the summer). The troop has been active for 35 years at St. Mark and has produced over 70 Eagle Scouts.

Contact: Jim Barnes, 910-686-3139,

Columbiettes The Columbiettes is an auxiliary of the Knights of Columbus committed to Marian devotion and extensive social outreach. Members are Catholic women in good standing. Being married to a Knight is not a requirement of membership.

Contact: Joel Peters, 910-200-5982,

Cub Scouts-Pack 215 Cub Scout Pack 215 meets at St. Mark on Mondays during the school year.

Contact: Jonathan Rhyne, 910-612-7307,

Knights of Columbus 12017 Dedicated to charity, unity, fraternity, patriotism, fund-raising programs and social events. Typically meets the 4th Wednesday of each month. (See

Contact: Jeff Godshall, 910-547-4388,

Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians The LAOH is an organization of Catholic women of Irish heritage. Membership is also open to the wives of members of the AOH. They raise funds throughout the year which are distributed to both national and local charities.

Contact: Pat Dagnon, 608-732-4715,

Seniors in Motion Singles and couples, who are 60 years and older. Our group is about fellowship/friendships. Membership is limited. Annual dues help with planned activities throughout the year.

Contact: Chuck Scanlon, 910-681-0629,

Wilmington Area Woodturners This group of men and women specialize in making wooden canes for wounded warriors returning home. In addition to caring for our soldiers, these talented people also create art from wood which takes many forms.

Contact: Byron Rosbrugh, 910-233-3773,