Archbishop Mark Haverland is a graduate of Kenyon College with a bachelor’s degree in political science. He earned an MA in Roman Catholic theology from Duquesne University, and a Ph.D. in religion from Duke University. During the course of his studies, he received a Richard Weaver Fellowship from the Intercollegiate Studies Institute and a James B. Duke Fellowship from Duke University.
Ordained to the priesthood in 1982, he served for twenty-four years as rector of St. Stephen's Church, in Athens, Georgia. In 1998, the then Father Haverland was elected and consecrated as Bishop Ordinary of the Diocese of the South, succeeding the late William O. Lewis. At the XVI Provincial Synod in 2005, he was elected to succeed the retiring John Charles Vockler as Archbishop and Metropolitan of the Anglican Catholic Church.
He is author of ANGLICAN CATHOLIC FAITH AND PRACTICE, an introduction to orthodox Anglican belief and has written articles and reviews for publications such as Touchstone, The New Oxford Review, and The Journal of Religion.
While official statements may be accessed at the bottom of the page, the Archbishop also writes a blog called ANGLICAN CATHOLIC LITURGY AND THEOLOGY--A miscellany of writings on Anglican liturgy, Church history, the Anglican Catholic Church, and related matters. To read his writings online, or to follow him on social media, click the icon below.