Faculty & Staff

Dr. Mark J. Mourachian, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Greek and Latin, College Division Chair & Department of Humanities and Science
(610) 785-6217

Mark Mourachian joined the faculty at St. Charles in 2010. He teaches Latin in the Pre-Theology Program and Biblical Greek in both the Seminary College and the Pre-Theology Program. In addition to core courses in Latin and Greek, he has taught elective courses focusing on the translation and discussion of works by such patristic authors as Ambrose of Milan, John Cassian, and Irenaeus of Lyons.


Ph.D. (Early Christian Studies)          

The Catholic University of America (2012)

M.A. (Early Christian Studies)

The Catholic University of America (2005)

B.A. (Philosophy)

Christendom College (1999)

Professional Experience

Assistant Professor of Greek & Latin, St. Charles Borromeo Seminary (2012- )

Chair, Department of Humanities & Science, St. Charles Borromeo Seminary (2012- )

Instructor of Greek & Latin, St. Charles Borromeo Seminary (2010-2012)

Adjunct Instructor of Latin, Christendom College, Front Royal, VA (2009-2010)

Adjunct Instructor of Greek & Latin, Notre Dame Graduate School of Christendom College, Alexandria, VA (2008 & 2010)

Instructor of English & Latin, Wakefield Country Day School, Flint Hill, VA (2000-2001)

Professional Endeavors
“Human Freedom in Ephrem’s Outsider Polemics: The Self-Evidential Character of Freewill and an Ontology of Evil in the Broader Context of Ephrem’s Theology.” 7th North American Syriac Symposium, The Catholic University of America, June 2015.
“St. Ephrem’s Doctrine of Revelation.” Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Philadelphia, April 2014.
“Creation, Revelation, and Theological Realism in St. Ephrem the Syrian.” Florovsky Theological Society Patristic Symposium, Princeton Theological Seminary, February 2014.
“The Theological Realism of T. F. Torrance.” NHS Induction Lecture, St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, November 2013.
“Dissertating on St. Ephrem the Syrian.” NHS Lecture, St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, December 2012.
Response to Matthew Baker’s paper “The Incarnational Hermeneutic of St. Ephrem the Syrian.” Pappas Institute Patristic Conference, 2008.
“Sacramental Theology II: The Eucharist.” Three-day course, Deacon Formation Program, Diocese of Tulsa, January 2008.
“Freewill in Four Hymns by St. Ephrem the Syrian.” Early Christian Studies Seminar, The Catholic University of America, 2007.
Several seminars and presentations at Holy Transfiguration Church, McLean, VA, 2004-2007.
“Theological Realism in St. Ephrem the Syrian and T. F. Torrance.” In T. F. Torrance and Eastern Orthodoxy: Theology in Reconciliation. Edited by Matthew Baker and Todd Speidell. Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, forthcoming. First published in Participatio 4 (2013): 94–122.
Seraphim Danckaert, Matthew Baker, and Mark Mourachian, eds. What Is the Bible? The Patristic Doctrine of Scripture. Minneapolis: Fortress, 2015.