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Prayer as a Battle – DI Radio Show and Podcast

Description: This week, Dan and Melissa discuss prayer as a battle and give strategies to combat the forces that interfere with progress in prayer. Prayer as a Battle

 Topics/Questions covered in the show:

  • Why is prayer referred to as “a battle” in the Catechism of the Catholic Church?
  • Distractions can be a serious setback for those seeking to advance in prayer.
  • What types of distractions are the most detrimental?
  • What are some strategies to help prevent or eliminate distractions?


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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, and the FireLight Student 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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  • marybernadette

    Thank you Dan and Melissa for your podcasts esp. on the topic of ‘Prayer’ as it’s so vital to our Spiritual Life. I pray that many people will listen and realize they can and need to persevere in ‘prayer.’

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