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Dan’s Journey Home – From Judaism to the Catholic Church

November 4, 2011 by  
Filed under Dan Burke, Events

Dear Friends, I wanted to drop you a note to let you know that I will be appearing on EWTN's Journey Home program on November 7th to talk about my Catholic Churchconversion from Judaism to Evangelicalism and then finally home to the Catholic Church. I don't know if it would be blessing to any of you or your family and friends but I also discuss some involvement in the New Age movement. If you are not familiar with the show, Marcus' approach can be very powerful because it is a personal conversion story and not at all confrontational.

The Journey Home show airs on EWTN in these slots:

  • LIVE – Mondays at 8 PM ET
  • Encore – Tuesdays at 1 AM ET & 9 AM ET, Thursdays at 2 PM ET and Saturdays at 11 PM ET

I am not much for self-promotion so most of you probably don't know that I travel almost every month of the year talking about my conversion, the National Catholic Register, and also providing talks on the spiritual life. If you or anyone in your area would like to have me come speak, please contact me at rcspiritualdirection@gmail.com and provide me with your ideas and a phone number where I can reach you. I will try to do a better job of keeping you up to date and connecting with you as I roam around the country.

My next events will be:

  • Vero Beach Florida – January 24, 2012 at Holy Cross Parish: During this event I will talk about my conversion and promote the National Catholic Register. This is a private event but I could possibly schedule something the day before or after.
  • Connecticut/NY/Northeast – Early December 2011: We are working on a few options in this area. If you have any needs for a speaker, please let me know.
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About 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, 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. Beyond his "contagious" love for Jesus and His Church, he is a grateful husband and father of four, the Executive Director of and writer for EWTN's National Catholic Register, a regular co-host on Register Radio, a writer and speaker 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.

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  • John

    “We must be willing to admit, that if the doctrine of the Trinity were to be dropped as false, the majority of religious literature would remain unchanged.” Fr Karl Rahner SJ, on entering a theology of the Trinity.

  • Sandy

    I look forward to hearing your conversion story.  With god’s grace and Marcus Grodi’s guidance, may you touch many hearts and bring them to the fullness of Christ’s mystery through the Catholic faith.

  • LizEst

    Terrific, Dan! Thanks for the heads up.

    I would have been watching and said–hmm, that name sounds familiar! Ha! I look forward to watching you in person.

    May God bless you and keep you and make his face shine upon you.

  • ThirstforTruth

    Thanks for the heads up! Will certainly be viewing this Monday to hear your remarkable story with Marcus. I have just ordered Roy Schoeman’s book
    Honey from The Rock which details 16 conversion stories from Judaism to Catholicism including Rosalind Moss, now Mother Miriam. Fascinating!

  • LizEst

    If you miss the show on EWTN, or can’t get it because you don’t have cable or whatever, you can always go here to find it on line after it airs:

    http://www.ewtn.com/tv/live/journeyhome.asp

    or
    here (where you can listen or download previous shows):
    http://www.ewtn.com/vondemand/audio/seriessearchprog.asp?seriesID=-6892289&T1=Journey

    or
    here on EWTN on YouTube:
    http://www.youtube.com/EWTN

  • Elizabeth Mahlou

    I would love to listen to the show but I am traveling. Will footage be available on any public URL afterward?

    • Hey Elizabeth – hope your travels are going well. I will get a copy of the show and put it up on this site as soon as I am able.

  • LizEst

    Hi Dan,

    I watched the 9 am Encore this morning. Wonderful interview! Congrats! Yours is indeed a fascinating journey. Thanks for sharing.

    God bless!

  • LizEst

    Here is a direct link to the show, if anyone wants to go watch it

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZWfYQGIadQQ&feature=youtu.be

    • Thanks Totus! I just posted it to make it easier…

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