Father Anthony Brankin

Biography of Author: Father Anthony Brankin was ordained a priest of the Archdiocese of Chicago in 1975, having received a Licentiate in Sacred Theology. He spent six years as associate pastor at Our Lady of Charity Church in Cicero, IL In 1981, Cardinal Cody sent him to Rome to further his studies in art and theology. He simultaneously attended the Academy of Fine Arts in Rome (studying both sculpture and painting) as well as the University of St. Thomas Aquinas where he pursued doctoral studies in theology. He returned to Chicago in 1983 and was appointed Vice President of the Catholic Church Extension Society, a position he held for three years. He was appointed pastor of St. Thomas More Church in 1989, in which position he remains today. (St. Thomas More parish is an Indult parish where the Ancient Latin Mass is celebrated every Sunday at Noon.) In 1998, Cardinal George appointed him chaplain for the Chicago Chapter of Legatus International?an organization of Catholic CEOs and their spouses. Father Brankin has written articles for Homiletic and Pastoral Review, the New Oxford Review and The Wanderer. He comes from a police family?if such can be said. His father retired as a Captain from the Chicago Police Department and two other brothers are involved in law enforcement: Philip, the Director of Northeast Multi-Regional Training; and Joseph, a Patrol Officer for the town of Bolingbrook, Illinois.

There are currently no products available in this category. Using the search box above may help you find what you are seeking.