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.

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Negative Thoughts Interrupting Prayer?

Join us for this Q&A show episode of Divine Intimacy Radio “Negative Thoughts Interrupting Prayer?” where we discuss how to focus during prayer and to pray without ceasing! If you would like to see the special live audience Q&A which takes place after the show is over, make sure to watch the video above! (Live

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The Danger of Looking Past God

Join us for this Q&A show episode of Divine Intimacy Radio “The Danger of Looking Past God” where we discuss the danger of negativity in our lives and how to always appreciate the beauty and goodness of God! If you would like to see the special live audience Q&A which takes place after the show

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Rooting Out Hidden Faults

Join us for this episode of Divine Intimacy Radio “Rooting Out Hidden Faults” where we interview Kristen van Uden, spokesperson of Sophia Institute Press, on a book by Fr. James McElhone about conquering sin with the Particular Examen. Learn more by clicking HERE! If you would like to see the special live audience Q&A which

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Solemnity of Corpus Christi

“The solemnity of the Corpus Domini [Body of the Lord] is not just the simple memorial of a historical event which took place almost two thousand years ago at the Last Supper; rather, it recalls us to the ever-present reality of Jesus always living in our midst.” – Fr. Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen

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Difficulties in Prayer?

Join us for this Q&A show episode of Divine Intimacy Radio “Difficulties in Prayer?” where we answer your questions about prayer! If you would like to see the special live audience Q&A which takes place after the show is over, make sure to watch the video above! (Live audience Q&A is edited out of the

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The Mindfulness Deception and Other Questions

Join us for this Q&A show episode of Divine Intimacy Radio “The Mindfulness Deception and Other Questions” where we answer your questions about mindfulness! If you would like to see the special live audience Q&A which takes place after the show is over, make sure to watch the video above! (Live audience Q&A is edited

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They Might Be Saints

Join us for this episode of Divine Intimacy Radio “They Might Be Saints” where we interview Michael O’Neill on his new book about the great men and women of America who could be on their way to sainthood. Learn more by clicking HERE! If you would like to see the special live audience Q&A which

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False Mercy

Join us for this episode of Divine Intimacy Radio “False Mercy” where we interview Christopher Malloy on his new book about the recent heresies that are distorting Catholic Truth. Learn more by clicking HERE! If you would like to see the special live audience Q&A which takes place after the show is over, make sure

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Blue Collar Apologetics

Join us for this episode of Divine Intimacy Radio “Blue Collar Apologetics” where we interview John Martignoni on his new book about how to simply, but effectively explain Catholic teachings. Learn more by clicking HERE! If you would like to see the special live audience Q&A which takes place after the show is over, make

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Fatima and the First Saturday Devotion Part 2 of 2

Join us for this episode of Divine Intimacy Radio “Fatima and the First Saturday Devotion Part 1 of 2” where we finish discussing Our Lady of Fatima and the First Saturday Devotion with Fr. Matthew MacDonald! Learn more by clicking HERE! If you would like to see the special live audience Q&A which takes place

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