Kevin Burke, MSS/LSW, MEV

Pastoral Associate, Priests for Life

Kevin Burke

KEVIN BURKE is a licensed social worker, and along with his wife Theresa Co-Founder of Rachel's Vineyard Ministries and a Pastoral Associate of Priests for Life.

The Rachel’s Vineyard support group and retreat models are offered in 49 states. The international outreach of Rachel’s Vineyard is now in over 70 countries. The Retreat manual has been translated into 22 languages with other translations in progress. Over 1000 Rachel’s Vineyard retreats are held annually worldwide.

Kevin is the author of Tears of the Fisherman: Recovery for Men Wounded by Abortion and Rivers of Blood/Oceans of Mercy co- authored with Theresa Burke and Fr. Frank Pavone.

Kevin's presentations address the effects of abortion on men, couples and families and effective post abortion ministry for Clergy and Counselors. He has contributed and authored articles on the trauma and recovery after abortion. Kevin has been a guest on EWTN’s “At Home with Jim and Joy” and the “Gospel of Life” on Sky Angel Network. He is a regular guest on national radio shows.

Kevin formerly served as the administrator of Mother's Home, a crisis pregnancy residence that provides housing, computer job training and programs for women and their children. Kevin also worked as a clinical social work supervisor for Catholic Social Services in Philadelphia. Kevin is father of 5 adult children and 4 grandchildren.

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Kevin is available to give talks to bring a message of mercy and healing to those who have suffered abortion loss.

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