A music presentation of a song written and performed by Priests for Life Pastoral Associate and Co-Founder of Rachel’s Vineyard Ministries, Kevin Burke. It is the story of a young couple that falls deeply in love. After dating for a number of years they face an unplanned pregnancy and decide to have an abortion. The relationship ends a few months after the procedure. Years later the couple reconnects via social media. This is their story.
Kevin Burke, MSS/LSW, MEV
Pastoral Associate, Priests for Life
KEVIN BURKE is a licensed social worker, Co-Founder of Rachel’s Vineyard Ministries and a Pastoral Associate of Priests for Life. He is a graduate of The Bryn Mawr Graduate School of Social Work. Kevin’s presentations address the effects of abortion on men, couples and families and effective post abortion ministry for Clergy and Counselors.
The Rachel’s Vineyard ™ support group and retreat models are now 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. We offer over 1000 retreats annually worldwide.
Kevin is the author of Tears of the Fisherman: Recovery for Men Wounded by Abortion and Sharing The Heart of Christ: Safe and Effective Post Abortion Ministry for Clergy and Counselors co- authored with Theresa Burke and Fr. Frank Pavone.
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.