Paul Turner is pastor of St. Anthony Parish in Kansas City, Missouri and director of the Office of Divine Worship for 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); 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 and as the Ecumenical Officer for the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph.