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

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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The Apostolate of Example

How does our example of living a good Christian life help fulfill our apostolate? Find out when Fr Gabriel of St Mary Magdalen reflects in this excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.

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One with the Mind of Christ

Fr Gabriel of St Mary Magdalen on how an apostle should be one with the mind of Christ, an excerpt from his classical Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.

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The Gift of Understanding

How does the Holy Spirit’s gift of understanding help us? Find out when Fr Gabriel of St Mary Magdalen explains in this excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.

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