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Leadership & Prayer: 30 Days w/ Teresa of Avila Day 19 reflections

Leadership and Prayer
30 Days with Teresa of Avila
Day 19 Reflections
Divine Intimacy Radio


St. Teresa of Avila (also known as St. Teresa of Jesus) gives insights into effective leadership techniques of leadership and prayer. Dan and Melissa reflect on letters from St. Teresa of Avila from Dan Burke’s book 30 Days with Teresa of Avila, Day 19.

Topics/Questions covered in the show:

  • St. Teresa of Avila returns to the Convent of the Incarnation, which is in a state of rebellion and spiritual poverty.30DaysWithTeresaOfAvila
  • A historical look at the situation at the convent at the time of St. Teresa of Avila’s return.
  • What does it mean to be a successful leader?
  • Does the gift of good leadership skills necessarily lead to pride?
  • What is the true source of our authority as leaders?
  • How to use love and prayer as leadership tools.
  • St. Teresa of Avila demonstrates that provision grows with holiness.


  • 30 Days with Teresa of Avila – Dan Burke and Anthony Lilles
  • EWTN Religious Catalog – online
  • Journey Home on YouTube – Marcus Grodi interviews Dan Burke
  • The Collected Works of St. Teresa of Avila, Vol. III – contains the Book of Her Foundations
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About Dan Burke

Dan is the President of the Avila Foundation, the parent organization of, 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, and his newest books Finding God Through Meditation-St. Peter of Alcantara, 30 Days with Teresa of Avila, Into the Deep and Living the Mystery of Merciful Love: 30 Days with Thérèse of Lisieux. 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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