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

Is there a demonic attack against priests? New Divine Intimacy Radio Episode

“Is there a demonic attack against priests?“ Is there a demonic attack against priests? Why emphasize prayer rather than action during this turbulent time in the Church? Join Dan Burke and Melissa Elson as they speak with the author, Kathleen Beckman about her book, Praying for Priests to address these questions and more.  Topics/Questions Covered in the

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Temperance

What does the virtue of temperance do for us? Find out when Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen reflects in this excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.

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September 14, 2018: Q&A – Dealing with the News, Conflict in the Church, Righteous Anger, and Being Wealthy and Holy

Join Dan and Stephanie Burke as they answer your questions about the news, conflict within in the Church, righteous anger, and Jesus’ view on wealth and holiness. Topics/Questions Covered in the Show: In light of his recent appointment as President of EWTN News, how will Dan’s spirituality impact the way he manages the news for

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Conflict within in the Church, righteous anger, and Jesus’ view on wealth and holiness – Newest Podcast

“Conflicts in the Church, Righteous Anger, and Jesus’ view on wealth and holiness.” Join Dan and Stephanie Burke as they answer your questions about the news, conflict within in the Church, righteous anger, and Jesus’ view on wealth and holiness. Topics/Questions Covered in the Show: In light of his recent appointment as President of EWTN

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September 10, 2018: Resources Edition – Dr. David Anders, The Catholic Church Saved My Marriage, Part 2

What brought a loving Protestant couple’s marriage to ruins and how did the Catholic Church heal this divide? Join Dan Burke and Melissa Elson in part two of their interview with Dr. David Anders about his book, The Catholic Church Saved My Marriage. Topics/Questions Covered in the Show: What converted David from a staunch Protestant background

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The Practice of Patience

How do we acquire the practice of patience? Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen explains how God Himself prepares the perfect way to this virtue, an excerpt from Father’s classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.

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September 7, 2018: Q&A – Dealing with the Crisis in the Church, Mental Prayer, Consolations, & Infused Recollection

Explore the wisdom of the carmelites as Dan Burke answers your questions regarding dealing with the crisis in the Church, mental prayer, consolations, mortification of the senses and infused recollection. Topics/Questions Covered in the Show: How do we know where the true shepherds reside within the Church in light of the current scandals? What does

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The Catholic Church Saved My Marriage

How did the Catholic Church heal this divide? What brought a loving Protestant couple’s marriage to ruins and how did the Catholic Church heal this divide? Join Dan Burke and Melissa Elson in part one of their interview with Dr. David Anders about his book, The Catholic Church Saved My Marriage. Topics/Questions Covered in the Show: What

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Simplicity

How does someone acquire the virtue of holy simplicity? Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen reflects in this excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.

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August 28, 2018 – Resources Edition: Dr. Gerard Verschuuren, Forty Anti-Catholic Lies – Part 4

Why do Catholics call priests Father? Why do Catholics confess their sins to a priest instead of directly to God? Do Catholics really worship Mary? Join Dan Burke and Melissa Elson in part four of their interview with Dr. Gerard Verschuuren about his book, Forty Anti-Catholic Lies to debunk these myths. Topics/Questions Covered in the Show: Jesus

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Prudence and Rectitude

How does the virtue of prudence regulate our lives? Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen explains in an excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.

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