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Fr Samuel Burke is based in St Albert the Great in Edinburgh, where he serves as a university chaplain.
samuel.burke@english.op.org

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.

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

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

In today’s Gospel Jesus raises the question of his betrayer. The disciples, gathered at the Last Supper, are perplexed at

Psalm 38 is the prayer of one who has reached rock bottom. It is the lament of a supplicant who

Today's Gospel presents us with an abbreviated form of the series of petitions that we call the Our Father. The

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