Dan Burke

Dan is the President of the Avila Foundation, the parent organization of SpiritualDirection.com, the Avila Institute for Spiritual Formation, Divine Intimacy Radio and Divine Intimacy Radio – Resources Edition, Into the Deep Parish Programs, the Apostoli Viae (Apostles of the Way) Community, the High Calling Seminary Preparation Program, and the FireLight Student Leadership Formation Program, author of the award-winning book, Navigating the Interior Life – Spiritual Direction and the Journey to God, Finding God Through Meditation-St. Peter of Alcantara, 30 Days with Teresa of Avila, Into the Deep, Living the Mystery of Merciful Love: 30 Days with Thérèse of Lisieux, and his newest book The Contemplative Rosary with St. John Paul II and St. Teresa of Avila. In 2018, he launched the annual Avila Summit held at Hanceville, Alabama. Beyond his “contagious” love for Jesus and His Church, he is a grateful husband, father of four, and grandfather of one, the President and Chief Operating Officer of EWTN News, Inc., a regular co-host on Register Radio, a writer, speaker and pilgrimage director who provides online spiritual formation and travels to share his conversion story and the great riches that the Church provides us through authentic Catholic spirituality. Dan has been featured on EWTN’s Journey Home program and numerous radio programs.

Articles By Dan Burke

The Love of Esteem

What is the love of esteem of God? Fr Gabriel of St Mary Magdalen explains in this excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.

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Celebrating All Saints!

Does celebrating all the saints in heaven (canonized and uncanonized), today, increase their honor? Does it do anything for us? Find out from this excerpt of a sermon by St Bernard the abbot, from the Liturgy of the Hours today.

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Q&A – Being Kind Online, Can I listen to Non-Catholic Authors, and Suffering.

How do you handle someone speaking inappropriately online? Can you rely on Non-Catholic authors? Join Dan Burke as he discusses these questions and many more on this episode of Divine Intimacy Radio. Resources: Spiritualdirection.com –  website Avila-Institute.org/events – website EWTN Global Catholic Radio Avila Institute for Spiritual Formation EWTN Religious Catalogue – online Apostoli Viae – website

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Purifying Love

Why is the dark night of the soul one of the greatest graces God grants to a person? Find out when Fr Gabriel of St Mary Magdalen reflects in an excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.

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Divine Intimacy Radio with Saints and Sages Part 2

Join Dan Burke as he interviews the hosts of the new podcast “Saints and Sages” (Kristin Priola and Jordan Burke) as they discuss mindfulness, meditation, and Teresa of Avila. Topics covered in this episode: History of mindfulness and meditation Teresa of Avila Authentic Catholic Meditation Resources: Spiritualdirection.com –  website Avila-Institute.org/events – website EWTN Global Catholic

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Human Qualities and Apostolic Charity

What is apostolic charity? Find out when Fr Gabriel of St Mary Magdalen reflects on how necessary this is, an excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.

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