Paul Turner is pastor of St. Anthony Parish in Kansas City, Missouri. A priest of the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph, he holds a doctorate in sacred theology from Sant’ Anselmo in Rome.

His publications include At the Supper of the Lamb (Chicago: Liturgy Training Publications, 2011); Glory in the Cross (Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2011); ML Bulletin Inserts (San Jose: Resource Publications, 2012); and Celebrating Initiation: A Guide for Priests (Chicago:World Library Publications, 2008). He is a former President of the North American Academy of Liturgy,  a member of Societas Liturgica and the Catholic Academy of Liturgy. He is a recipient of the Jubilate Deo Award (National Association of Pastoral Musicians) and the Frederick McManus Award (Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions). He serves as a facilitator for the International Commission on English in the Liturgy.