Fr. Paul Burke

About Fr. Paul Burke

Father Paul Burke, a native of Galway, Ireland, was ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Atlanta, Georgia in 1996. A graduate of Mt. St. Mary's Seminary in Emmitsburg, Maryland, he later earned a Licentiate of Canon Law (J.C.L.) degree from Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. Currently, he is dean of the faculty of theology at Holy Spirit College in Atlanta. He also serves as parochial vicar of Holy Spirit parish. He is presently working on a doctorate through the American College of the Immaculate Conception in Leuven, Belgium. His research interests are Catholic education in canon law, bioethics, and Catholic-Orthodox relations.

He is Chair of the Faculty of Theology, Holy Spirit College, Atlanta, and Chaplain of Our Lady of Perpetual Home, Atlanta (a home for terminal cancer patients, without charge, run by the Dominican Sisters of Hawthorne).

Homilies for January 2017

The Octave Day of Christmas—January 1, 2017 Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Mother of God Readings: NM 6:22-27; PS 67:2-3, 5, 6, 8; GAL 4:4-7; LK 2:16-21. One of the most beautiful t … [Read more...]

Homilies for April 2012

For Sunday Liturgies and Feasts For Easter Season 2012 Costly Discipleship Purpose: To enter deeply into this final week of Christ's passion, death, and resurrection by presenting Christ's life, not as something of the distant past, … [Read more...]