Communications and News

Catholic Education — Father Burns discusses Catholic Education on Real Presence Radio

Message of reflection and planning — Father Burns’ message to faculty and staff reflecting on the past year and looking toward the coming months with hope

Call for reflection and action — Father Burns’ message to our Saint Mary’s community following the guilty verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial

Working through changes together — An editorial from Father Burns featured in the Winona Daily News

All people are created in God’s image — Father Burns’ message to our Saint Mary’s community following the shooting of Daunte Wright

@ the helm — Father Burns’ leadership profile in the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities leadership blog.

Lasallian Education: Following in the Footsteps of the Greats — Article authored by Father Burns and Michael Hahn in the AXIS Journal; the article is inspired by and responds to the annual theme for 2019-2020, developed by the Brothers of the Christian Schools: “Great Things Are Possible”

Words of unity during this election — Father Burns’ message to our Saint Mary’s community promoting civil discourse

2019-2020 Investor’s Report message — Father Burns’ message of support and generosity during a pandemic

Top 500, Minnesota Monthly — Father Burns’ biography within the state’s top 500 leaders and executives, included in a print edition of the MN 500, published by the editors of Minnesota Monthly magazine

Creating inclusive and equitable communities — An editorial authored by the three higher education presidents in Winona focusing on building and strengthening a diverse and inclusive environment

2018-2019 Investor’s Report message — Father Burns provides a unified message of hope and details of our strategic plan

Saint Mary’s Magazine Winter 2019 — An introductory interview with Father Burns and coverage of his inauguration