Rev. John Burns is a priest of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee. Ordained in 2010, he has served as an associate pastor and pastor in Milwaukee as well as an adjunct professor of moral theology at the Sacred Heart Seminary and School of Theology. Burns completed a doctorate in moral theology at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross in Rome in 2019. His doctoral research focuses on the theology of healing through forgiveness.

Burns speaks at conferences, preaches missions, and directs retreats throughout the country. He is the author of Lift Up Your Heart. Burns works extensively with the Sisters of Life and Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity and has given retreats, conferences, and spiritual direction for the sisters in Africa, Europe, and the United States.

Books by John Burns