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Can I order more than one signed copy of your new book?

July 4, 2012 by  
Filed under Books, Dan Burke, Navigating the Interior Life, Resources

Dear Dan, am I allowed to make multiple donations in order to receive more than one signed copy of Navigating the Interior Life? I would like to give a copy to the deacon at my parish and a few other people for Christmas as it will be out just in time for me to do my Christmas shopping!

Absolutely! On a related note, I was just speaking with one of the leaders of a US based spiritual direction school and he indicated that they believe that deacons are going to need to carry the torch of spiritual direction in parishes if the discipline is to flourish as it needs to. In this light, I wrote the book with the Spiritual Director in mind as in that he/she can use it as a template for both to follow in spiritual direction. So, please buy them for your deacons, priests, and spiritual directors!

Your question provides a great opportunity to update everyone on the progress of the book. Before I do, here's the deal. If you would like to receive an advance signed copy of the book you can make a donation to Catholic Spiritual Direction for $25.00 for each book. Once the books are in print, I will sign and send it/them to you (as many as you like). PLEASE NOTE: Read this post carefully. The book is NOT in print yet. The publisher, Emmaus Road Publishing, has indicated that late fall is the target.

An Update on Book Progress

As far as an update goes, I have completed the review of my book with the Censor Deputatus. The good news? He found that the book is clean of anything contrary to Church teaching. He also made some great suggestions for clarification of some items and I have made those edits. The next step is for him to send a letter to the Bishop stating that all is well in order for the Bishop to grant an Imprimatur. The bottom line is that the book passed rigorous review of three scholars and is now ready for the publisher to move forward.

This is where things are out of my hands a bit. The publisher has a number of books in the works. Last word is that they will go to print in the fall. Please pray!

To take advantage of the offer mentioned above – CLICK HERE and please be prayerfully patient!

Oh yes, to answer one other question about the book, yes, it will be available in Kindle format once it is available in print.

Any other questions about the book? Feel free to ask in the combox of this post.

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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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  • Becky Ward

    Imprimatur? That’s awesome!! 🙂 I’m SO excited to get my hands on this!!

  • aleighanne

    Will this book be available in eformat? Especially for kindle? thanks

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