Dan Burke

Dan Burke is the founder and President of the Avila Institute for Spiritual Formation, which offers graduate and personal enrichment studies in spiritual theology to priests, deacons, religious, and laity in 72 countries and prepares men for seminary in 14 dioceses. Dan is the author and editor of more than 15 books on authentic Catholic spirituality and hosts the Divine Intimacy Radio show with his wife, Stephanie, which is broadcast weekly on EWTN Radio. Past episodes can be found, along with thousands of articles on the interior life, here at SpiritualDirection.com. In his deep commitment to the advancement of faithful Catholic spirituality, he is also the founder of Apostoli Viae, a world-wide, private association of the faithful dedicated to living and advancing the authentic spiritual patrimony of the Church. Most importantly, Dan is a blessed husband, father of four, grandfather of one—and grateful to be Catholic.

Articles By Dan Burke

Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

How does today’s Feast of the Visitation of Mary to her cousin Elizabeth illustrate the Blessed Mother’s charity and humility? Fr Gabriel of St Mary Magdalen reflects in this excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.


Hearing God in Mental Prayer

Join us for this episode of Divine Intimacy Radio “Hearing God in Mental Prayer” in which we answer user-submitted questions about mental prayer!


Mortification and Acts of Mercy with Claire Dwyer

Mortification and Acts of Mercy with Claire Dwyer This is episode 2 of 4 with Claire Dwyer, author of This Present Paradise: A Spiritual Journey with St. Elizabeth of the Trinity Get your own copy here! Join us for this episode of Divine Intimacy Radio and explore the spiritual wisdom of St. Elizabeth of the

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