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

The Invitation to the Banquet

How do you respond to Jesus’ banquet invitation? Reflect with Father Gabriel of St. Mary Magdalen in this excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy” on today’s solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ, also known as “Corpus Christi”.

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The Holy Spirit and Prayer

How does the Holy Spirit help us to pray? Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen reflects in this excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.

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Our Cooperation

How does our docility to the Holy Spirit impact our spiritual lives? 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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Solemnity of Pentecost

How is Pentecost the plentitude of God’s gift to us? Find out when Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen reflects in an excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.

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