Father Paul Burke
Department - Chair of the
Faculty of Theology
Education - Ph.D/J.C.D. Candidate, Catholic University of Leuven; JCL degree from the School of Canon Law, The Catholic University of America; M.A. and M.Div. Mt. St. Mary's Seminary in Emmitsburg, Maryland; B.A. St. Patrick's College, Maynooth, Ireland; Mt. St. Mary's Seminary in Emmitsburg, Maryland
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Phone - 678-904-4959
Father Paul Anthony Burke, Parochial Vicar at Holy Spirit, was ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Atlanta on May 24, 1996 by the Most Reverend John F. Donoghue, Archbishop of Atlanta. Fr. Burke was born in Galway, Ireland on July 18th, 1970 to the late Michael and Philomena Burke. A graduate of St. Patrick's College, Maynooth, Ireland, Father Burke earned a BA Degree in 1991, Summa Cum Laude, with a double major in Geography and Sociology. He attended Mt. St. Mary's Seminary in Emmitsburg, Maryland. He earned a M.Div. degree Cum Laude and a MA degree, Summa Cum Laude specializing in Moral Theology in 1996. He also attended the Pope John Paul II Institute for Marriage and Family in Washington, DC, as well as Kennesaw State University, Georgia (Education). Previous assignments were at St. Joseph's, Marietta and St. Catherine of Siena, Kennesaw. He also served as chaplain and teacher at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic High School in Fayetteville, as well as campus minister at Kennesaw State University. Father Burke was awarded a JCL degree in 2009 by the School of Canon Law at The Catholic University of America. His thesis focused on Catholic education. He is a Ph.D/J.C.D. Candidate at the Catholic University of Leuven in Belgium. He was formerly an Adjunct Professor of Theology and Philosophy at Southern Catholic College in Dawsonville. He teaches theology at Holy Spirit College. His academic interests are Catholic Education and the Code of Canon Law, Bioethics, Catholic-Orthodox relations, and the Philosophical and Theological Thought of Pope John Paul II.