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Fr Samuel Burke is assigned to the Priory of St Albert the Great in Edinburgh, and serves as a chaplain in the Royal Navy.
samuel.burke@english.op.org

The Solemnity of the Assumption. Fr Samuel Burke preaches on the unique role of Our Lady in salvation. I’ve always been

Christmas Day. Fr Sam Burke invites us to welcome Christmas into our homes. The verses of St. John’s Prologue are amongst

The Solemnity of the Epiphany. Fr Samuel Burke reminds us that Christ saves kings and shepherds alike. (Our sermon for

Seventeenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Sam Burke considers how we can imitate Christ and the Apostles at the Feeding

First Sunday of Advent. Fr Sam Burke considers the Lord's command to stay awake. A slightly irreverent confession: whenever I hear

First Sunday of Lent (A)  |  Br Samuel Burke surveys our battleplan for Lent. Lent can be thought of as battle!

Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord (C)  |  Deacon Samuel Burke explains why the Ascension is a feast worth

Twenty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time (B)  | Deacon Samuel Burke considers the risky business of compassion and encountering the Lord

Feast of the Holy Family  |  Deacon Samuel Burke considers the sanctifying effect of Christ on the relationships within the

The great feast of Corpus Christi is a liturgy that was prompted by the vision of a young girl, St.

Readings: Deuteronomy 8:2-3; Psalm 147; 1 Corinthians 10: 16-17; John 6: 51-58 Economic doom and gloom has filled the media with

You learn something new every day. Researching for today’s post, I discovered that St Thomas Aquinas composed the Mass propers,

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