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

Who is the One Who is Really Helping Me? – Video

Who is the One Who is Really Helping Me? – Spiritual Reflections | In this video, Dan Burke explores the question of where our help comes from when God uses particular authors, especially those who are not always orthodox in their teaching. Should we defend or keep relying on these authors? Why are people so sensitive when folks criticize authors or teachers who have helped them? What is a balanced approach to all of this?


Faith and Doubt: A Companions Webinar

An exclusive Avila Companions Webinar with Fr. Nathan Cromly, CSJ:  Faith and Doubt   Join us for an exclusive Avila Companions Webinar as we welcome renown priest, Brother of St. John, and founder of Eagle Eye Ministries: Fr. Nathan Cromly. What do we do when life questions our faith?  Is it ever ok to doubt?


The Holy Spirit’s Guide to Correcting Error in the Church – Video

The Holy Spirit’s Guide to Correcting Error in the Church – Spiritual Reflections | Is there a way that the Holy Spirit has specifically revealed to deal with false teaching in the Church? It is important to note that this video is NOT about the current abuse crisis but rather about false teaching in the Church and how to deal with it in a manner in keeping to the clear admonitions in the New Testament.

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