Remembering Fr. Daniel J. Burke, S.J
and his Messages to Shipmates
These are messages to shipmates written by Chaplain Daniel J. Burke,
|Fr. Burke was born in 1902 and grew up in the North
Bronx. He attended Regis H.S. on the East Side of Manhattan. In 1920
he joined the Society of Jesus at the old novitiate of St. Andrew-on-Hudson
in Poughkeepsie NY. His philosophy studies were made 1923-26 at Weston
College in Weston MA. He taught for three years at Loyola School in Manhattan
and studied theology from 1929 to 1933 at Woodstock College in Maryland.
He was ordained a priest in its chapel on June 21, 1932.
1935 to 1940: Prefect of Studies (Principal) of his alma mater, Regis