Father Tony Burrascano, O.S.A., Named Executive Director of ADROP
Effective July 1, 2016, Father Tony Burrascano, O.S.A., was named the Executive Director of the Augustinian Defenders of the Rights of the Poor (ADROP), an Augustinian ministry which serves the needy in Philadelphia. ADROP runs Unity Clinic, which provides medical services for those who do not have or are not eligible for health insurance; a Legal Clinic, an ESL program, and a Restorative Justice Program. They also work with the regional elementary school, Saint Anthony of Padua, to provide students educational experiences in both music and art .
Father Tony, as well as having served as a parish priest, has previously served the Province of Saint Thomas of Villanova as Director of the Missions, Province Treasurer and a member of the formation team. Father Tony will report to the Province’s Director of Justice and Peace, Father Jack Deegan, O.S.A.
ADROP thanks Joe Micucci, an ADROP board member, who has been serving as the Interim Executive Director of ADROP.