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

Divine Intimacy Radio

August 21, 2018: Resources Edition – Dr. Gerard Verschuuren, Forty Anti-Catholic Lies – Part 3

Did Catholics invent purgatory? Is the pope the anti-Christ? Join Dan Burke and Melissa Elson in part three of their interview with Dr. Gerard Verschuuren about his book, Forty Anti-Catholic Lies to debunk these myths. Topics/Questions Covered in the Show: Did Catholics invent purgatory?  Why do non-Catholics believe that the pope is the anti-Christ? Can Catholics earn

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Love of Neighbor and Love of God

How do we know we truly love God? Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen shares St. Teresa of Avila’s measure with us, in an excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.

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August 17, 2018: Q&A – Forgiveness, Suffering and the Holy Spirit

Join Dan Burke as he answers questions from listeners about forgiving others, prayers during suffering and the Holy Spirit. Topics/Questions Covered in the Show: Is it right to pray for God’s judgment on someone who caused us injustice? How can we pray during suffering and avoid despair? Why do some people resist the Holy Spirit?

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The Measure of Fraternal Charity

How are we supposed to love both God and neighbor? What is the enemy of fraternal charity? 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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The Excellence of Charity

Why is charity the most excellent of virtues? Fr. Gabriel of St. Mary Magdalen reflects in this excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.

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Charity

What is the charity which has the power to unite us with God? Fr. Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen explains in this excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.

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