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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If you hunger to know everything there is to know about what Holy Mother Church declares is the “source and summit” of the Catholic faith you are now in luck; American-born Raymond Cardinal Burke, Prefect of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura, has just published the definitive clef notes on understanding the life-sustaining elements of the Eucharist for the soul while placing in weighted perspective the depth of improper reception of Communion and liturgical abuse. He does this in great love and charity. The sanctification power of Divine Love Made Flesh is not limited to members of bedrock institutions like family and Church but extends to whole countries and civilizations....in this book we catch a glimpse of Cardinal Burke speaking to the Church militant and his fellow bishops. He is Paul challenging the other disciples. For a generation that is in great need of more catechesis, Divine Love Made Flesh is a 'must read' for body, mind, and soul.
— Brian J. Gail Best-Selling Catholic Author, Fatherless, Motherless, Childless