Meet Cardinal Burke
Born in 1948 in Richland Center, Wisconsin, Raymond Leo Burke attended seminary in La Crosse, Washington, D.C., and Rome, where he was ordained a priest by Pope Paul VI in 1975. Ordained a bishop in 1995 by Blessed Pope John Paul II, he served for almost nine years as Bishop of La Crosse, where he founded the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, and over four years as Archbishop of St. Louis. Since 2008, he has served as Prefect of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura in Rome. He was named a cardinal in 2010 by Pope Benedict XVI. Cardinal Burke has written and spoken widely on Roman Catholic canon law, as well as on the Holy Eucharist, devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, devotion to Our Lady of Guadalupe, and the sanctity of human life.
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Drawing from the holy wisdom of our two most recent holy fathers, Blessed John Paul II and Benedict XVI, Cardinal Burke's teaching on the mystery of the Eucharist is clear and deep, profound and practical. Written by a true prince of the Church, especially for Catholic laity, It is ideal for personal study and for prayer/study groups. Spelling out the truth and beauty of the Church's eucharistic doctrine - in the light and logic of divine love - this book will both inform and inspire. Divine Love Made Flesh truly deserves to become a classic.
— Dr. Scott Hahn Fr. Michael Scanlan Chair of Biblical Theology and the New Evangelization, Franciscan University of Steubenville.