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

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The Mindfulness Myth Part 1 – Divine Intimacy Radio

The Mindfulness Myth Part 1 – Join Dan Burke, Susan Brinkmann, and Connie Rossini as they discuss mindfulness, its history, and why its a problem on this episode of Divine Intimacy Radio. Resources: Spiritual Warfare and the Discernment of Spirits – Dan Burke (Brand-new and available for advance purchase!) A Catholic Guide to Mindfulness –

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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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