Rachel's Vineyard - Kevin Burke, MSS, LSW

Kevin 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 with 22 translations and more in progress. Over 1000 retreats are held annually worldwide.

Kevin is the co-author of Redeeming A Father’s Heart-Men Share Powerful Stories of Abortion Loss and Recovery and Sharing The Heart of Christ: Safe and Effective Post Abortion Ministry for Clergy and Counselors co- authored with his wife Theresa Burke and Fr Frank Pavone.

Kevin and Theresa are authors of Grief to Grace-A Retreat for Healing the Wounds of Sexual Abuse and Contemplating the Shroud: Meditations on the Passion and Resurrection of Jesus (Pauline Books and Media). He has contributed to and authored articles on post-abortion healing. Kevin participates regularly in radio interviews, has been a guest on EWTN and Fr. Frank Pavone's program Gospel of Life on the Sky Angel Network.

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 and his wife Theresa have worked together in marriage and family counseling and established Covenant Family Resources, a licensed children and youth agency that supports couples as they build families through adoption. They also spent 15 years working in youth ministry. Their development of high school retreats and youth programs earned them the "Apostle to Youth Award," which recognized their contribution to the spiritual growth of the teenagers in Philadelphia.

Kevin's greatest blessing is his wife Theresa and their 5 wonderful children.


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