Br. Mark Schornack (Schomack)

Diocese:  Diocese of Gallup

Religious Order:  Franciscan

Summary of Assignments:

  • 1952: St.Michael’s Mission; St. Michaels, AZ
  • 1956: St.Michael’s Mission; St. Michaels, AZ
  • 1968: Our Lady of Guadalupe; Kayenta, AZ
  • 1968: Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament; Fort Defiance, AZ
  • 1970: St. Michael’s Mission; St. Michaels, AZ
  • 1978: St. Francis; Lumberton, NM
  • 1979: St. Francis; Gallup, NM
  • 1979: St. Anne; Klagetoh, AZ
  • 1980 – 1981: Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament; Ft. Defiance, AZ
  • 1983 – 1984: Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament; Ft. Defiance, AZ

Notes:  Accused in 5/10/13 complaint of sexually touching & pentrating Jane J P Doe at Mission in St Michael’s AZ in Navajo Nation. Plaintiff on claimants’ committee in Gallup bankruptcy; came forward as Prudence Jones. Accused in 2015 complaint of abusing 2nd girl by sexual touching, fondling, frottage, intercrural sex & penetration at St Michael’s. Worked in Navajo Nation over 20 years as bus driver, helper of poor & children’s roller skate teacher. Trained as Maryknoll; no final vows; concerns about vocation. Treated by Servants of the Paraclete in Jemez Springs NM; admitted to Franciscans; solemn vows 8/16/59. Worked at Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament in Fort Defiance AZ & Our Lady of Guadalupe in Kayenta AZ. Later lived at Curia Juan Diego/OFM Friary in Albuquerque NM, Santa Fe archdiocese, per 2005-2012 Directory. Worked at St Felix Pantry in Rio Rancho NM. Dementia in last years; lived at South Valley Care Center in Albuquerque. Died 1/16/12. Belatedly added to diocesan list 4/28/17.

Sources:  Padres Trail 12.13.04; Padres Trail 03.01.05; Padres Trail 06.24.09; Padres Trail 05.13.10; Padres Trail 01.16.12; Jane JP Doe v Gallup Diocese 05.28.13; Gallup Independent 06.20.13; Sacramento Bee 06.24.13; The New Mexican 06.25.13; Gallup Independent 11.11.13; ABQ Journal 12.14.13; Gallup Bankruptcy Motion 10.30.14; Jane LS Doe v Gallup Diocese 03.17.16; Jones Statement at US Bankruptcy Court Hearing 06.21.16; Albuquerque Journal 07.17.16; Gallup Independent 11.16.16; Gallup Independent 12.13.16; Gallup Independent 04.29.17; Cibola Beacon 05.10.17Diocese of Gallup Credibly Accused List