Mark Haas is composer and speaker who promotes sacred music within the Catholic tradition. His liturgical music has been sung in over 600 parishes, in 10 countries, including musical settings for various ordinations and dedications. In 2017, his orchestration of Michael Accurso’s I Will Praise Your Name Forever was presented by the North Carolina Symphony Orchestra during the in Raleigh, NC.
Mark has also contributed nearly 30 articles promoting various Catholic topics published by Aleteia.org, ChurchPOP.com, CatholicExchange.com, and Corpus Christi Watershed. Various pieces have been featured on CatholicVote.org, and The Patrick Madrid Show on Relevant Radio.
In 2016, his original choral piece, Prayer of St. Francis, was sung for Mass at the Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi in Assisi, Italy. In 2024, his instrumental arrangement of Faith of Our Fathers was played during Mass at the FOCUS/SEEK Conference in St. Louis, MO. Mark holds a BFA in Music Composition from Marshall University, and an MFA in Composition from UNC School of the Arts. He currently serves as the Director of Music at the Basilica of the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Charleston, WV where he lives with his wife Renae and their seven original compositions.