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Reflecting on the Journey’s End: Avila to Aspen Wrap-Up

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Reflecting on the Journey’s End: Avila to Aspen Wrap-Up Fr. Hilton is back in Aspen, Colorado, after his journey across the United States this summer for the Avila to Aspen initiative. Here’s the trip by the numbers: 54 days total. 3398.56 miles traveled from Anacortes, Washington, to Bar Harbor, Maine. 365.8 hours biking. Here are a few of our favorite videos from Fr. Hilton’s... Read More

Week 7 on the Road with Fr Hilton

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Week 7 on the Road with Fr Hilton As this seventh week ends, we find Fr Hilton in Maine and very near the end of his Avila to Aspen trip across the United States. Here’s the trip so far by the numbers: 50 days since he left. 375.81 miles this week; 3186.02 miles total. 46.72 hours biking this week; x hours total. If you’ve missed any of Fr Hilton’s posts this week, here’s... Read More

Avila to Aspen Week 5 On the Road with Fr Hilton

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Avila to Aspen Week 5 on the Road with Fr Hilton Fr Hilton has worked his way across Michigan this week as he’s continued his cycling trip across the United States. He’s closer than ever to his end goal of Bar Harbor, Maine! Here’s the trip so far by the numbers: 36 days since he left (June 2 – July 7). 374.36 miles this week; 2376 miles total. 36.67 hours biking this week;... Read More

Hosting “The Future of Christianity?” in Aspen

July 7, 2015 by  
Filed under Avila Institute, Dan Burke

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As Fr. Hilton has been cycling across the United States this summer, we’ve been posting his updates and sharing his progress. Underlying his enormous efforts have been our efforts to bring the Avila Institute for Spiritual Formation to Aspen. In August, we’re honored to be part of the inaugural event, “The Future of Christianity?” We expect it to be lively and engaging for... Read More

Become an Avila Prayer Partner

June 1, 2015 by  
Filed under Avila Institute, Dan Burke, Prayer

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We have long asked for God’s good people to support our work with prayer. Since the founding of SpiritualDirection.com and the Avila Institute, we’ve experienced great blessings thanks to these prayers. Now we want to take that to another level. With recent advent of our new Avila Prayer Partner program, we have set up an email list that I’ll use to send out prayer requests and updates. These... Read More

Help Make Aspen a Spiritual Destination

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Help Make Aspen a Spiritual Destination Dear Friends, On this past Saturday, the Aspen community participated in a farewell ride with Fr. John Hilton, Pastor of Saint Mary’s Catholic Church, who’s preparing for his 3500 mile ride across the country. Here’s a brief video from that event: Fr. Hilton will be leaving Anacortes, Washington on June 2 and his trip will be taking him across... Read More

30 Days with Teresa of Avila – Reflections on Days 6 & 7

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30 Days with Teresa of Avila Reflections on Days 6 and 7   Why we can rejoice in suffering, and ways to identify attachments. Dan and Melissa discuss these topics and more as they reflect on letters from St. Teresa in the book 30 Days with Teresa of Avila. Topics/Questions covered in the show: St. Teresa struggles with sin, revealing her humanity. How does she deal with it? Reflections... Read More

Priest Biking to Bring Avila Institute to Aspen

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We are blessed to be part of an amazing project that I believe is inspired by the Holy Spirit. The reason I believe it is thus inspired is because I had nothing to do with its genesis. Frankly, it simply dropped into my lap. Last year a friend arranged a meeting between Fr. John Hilton, the pastor of St. Mary’s in Aspen, Colorado, and me. He is a holy priest and has been praying for years regarding... Read More

30 Days with Teresa of Avila – Reflections on Days 5 & 6

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30 Days with Teresa of Avila Reflections on Days 5 and 6 Does the Catholic Church suppress women? How should Christians intercede in political issues? Dan and Melissa address these questions and more as they reflect on letters from St. Teresa in the book 30 Days with Teresa of Avila. Topics/Questions covered in the show: Announcement: Help bring Avila to Aspen – A new project that includes... Read More

Our Goal: Bring Avila to Aspen

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Bring Avila to Aspen We have exciting news, and today I’d like to share the press release we’re sharing with the world. We’ll be keeping you updated, and please do check our Avila to Aspen page at spiritualdirection.com/Aspen. The Avila Institute Partners with St. Mary Catholic Church of Aspen to Open Satellite Campus  The Avila Institute for Spiritual Formation is partnering with... Read More

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