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Newsmaker: The Rev. Kurt Burnette

Father Kurt Burnette was appointed rector of the Pittsburgh Byzantine Catholic Seminary in Observatory Hill.
Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, 12:01 a.m.
 

The Rev. Kurt Burnette

Noteworthy: Rector, Pittsburgh Byzantine Catholic Seminary, where he studied, 1985-89

Age: 57

Residence: Seminary in Observatory Hill

Occupation: Byzantine Catholic priest

Background: Burnette, ordained in 1989, has served as a pastor for 23 years at various churches in Fontana, Calif.; Portland, Ore.; and Las Vegas. Most recently, he was pastor at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in Albuquerque, N.M. He has extensive academic experience in mathematics, science, engineering, computer science and religion; served as an official in the tribunals of four eparchies/dioceses; and was a chaplain for the Fontana Police Department for eight years.

Education: Bachelor's degree in mathematics and electrical engineering, Rice University, 1978; doctorate in mathematics, University of Utah, 1986; law degree, Newport University in California, 2003; and degree in canon law, Pontifical Oriental Institute in Rome, 2007. ,

Quote: “We need the Light of Christ now more than ever.”

— Chris Togneri

 

 
 


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