Mark Francis Schmitt
Bishop of Marquette
OrdinationMay 22, 1948
ConsecrationJune 24, 1970
Personal details
Born(1923-02-14)February 14, 1923
Algoma, Wisconsin
DiedDecember 14, 2011(2011-12-14) (aged 88)
De Pere, Wisconsin
DenominationRoman Catholic

Mark Francis Schmitt (February 14, 1923 – December 14, 2011) served as the tenth Roman Catholic bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Marquette, in Marquette, Michigan.[1]


Born in Algoma, Wisconsin, he was ordained to the Roman Catholic priesthood on May 22, 1948, for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Green Bay.

On April 30, 1970, Pope Paul VI appointed Schmitt, titular bishop of Ceanannus Mór and auxiliary bishop of the Green Bay Diocese; he was consecrated on June 24, 1970.

On March 21, 1978, Pope Paul VI appointed Bishop Schmitt to the Diocese of Marquette.[2]

On October 6, 1992, Bishop Schmitt retired.[3][4] Bishop Schmitt died in De Pere, Wisconsin.[5]


  1. ^ Bishop Mark Schmitt
  2. ^ "12 bishops have led the diocesan church". Diocese of Marquette. Retrieved 2011-12-15.
  3. ^ "Bishop Mark Francis Schmitt". David M. Cheney. Retrieved 23 January 2015.[self-published source]
  4. ^ "At 85, Bishop Schmitt thankful for a wonderful life". Diocese of Marquette. 2008-02-05. Retrieved 2011-12-15.
  5. ^ Former Marquette Catholic Bishop Schmitt Dies
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Charles Salatka
Bishop of Marquette
Succeeded by
James Henry Garland
Preceded by
Auxiliary Bishop of Green Bay
Succeeded by
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