Fr. Mark Daniel Dreves

Fr. Mark Daniel Dreves
Fr. Mark Daniel Dreves

Pastors / Rectors, Pastors Associate

Family History:
Born:
November 12, 1967 at Granite City, IL
Parents: John Peter and Myrna Jean (Reichart) Dreves

Education:
Elementary         St. James, Boniface, KY                      1975 – 1982
Secondary          Covington Catholic High School
Covington, KY                             1982 – 1986
College              Thomas More College                           1986 – 1987
Philosophy      Niles College of Loyola University,
Chicago, IL                                1987 – 1990
Theology          St. Mary of the Lake, Mundelein, IL 1990 – 1995

Degrees:
BA     Philosophy
Master of Divinity

Ordained:
Deaconate:        St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, Lexington, KY,
November 20, 1994 by the Most Rev. Bishop J. Kendrick Williams.
Priesthood:        Cathedral of Christ the King, Lexington, KY,
May 20, 1995 by the Most Rev. Bishop J. Kendrick Williams.

Assignments:
1995        Cathedral of Christ the King, part-time associate pastor, part-time faculty
Lexington Catholic High School
Coordinator for Recruitment and Screening of Potential Seminarians
Associate Vocation Director for the Diocese of Lexington
1996        Mary Queen of the Holy Rosary Associate Pastor,
Lexington Catholic High School 1/3 time faculty
1997        Mary Queen of the Holy Rosary – half-time associate pastor,
Recruitment and Screening of Potential Seminarians – half-time Coordinator
1999-2003
Full-time Director of Vocations
Part-time Director of Vocations
Part-time sacramental minister at Mary, Queen of the Holy Rosary
2003 – 2005 Pastor Sacred Heart Church, Corbin, KY
Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Williamsburg and
St. Boniface, Jellico, TN, sacramental minister;
continue as part-time Director of Vocations
2005 – present  Vicar General for Diocese of Lexington
2005 – 2006 Priest Moderator, Pax Christi Catholic Church, Lex., KY.
2006 – 2009  Priest Representative for Lexington Catholic High School  Board, Lex., KY three-year term.
2007 – 2014(W) Rector Cathedral of Christ the King

2014 – Sabbatical