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Growing in Prayer

April 18, 2017 by  
Filed under Avila Institute, Dylan Jedlovec, Prayer

Hermit Praying: growing in prayer post

Growing in Prayer   Growing in prayer is one of the most important things we can do in our spiritual lives. In fact, our entire spiritual life is dependent on the state of our prayer life, the foundation of our relationship with God. The Avila Institute provides a place for the faithful to make progress in the spiritual life by taking courses designed to help bring their minds and hearts closer... Read More

Questions on Prayer – Part 2

Questions on Prayer Part 2 Dan and Melissa answer more listener questions on prayer (click here for part 1). They discuss the benefits of a spiritual community to one’s prayer life, some specific meditation practices, advice we can take from the Saints and Mystics, and much more in “Questions on Prayer Part 2”. Topics/Questions covered in the show: Is there something wrong with me... Read More

Living Within the Mystery of Holy Week

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Living Within the Mystery of Holy Week As we live within the mystery of Holy Week, we join our hearts to the Heart of Christ as He suffers on our behalf. We maintain our fasting, prayer, and almsgiving, and work to remain in the moment, but we know that the worst is yet to come, and the best is yet to come. On Divine Intimacy Radio, as we spoke about preparation for Lent, we recommended that there... Read More

Spiritual Formation: Avila Courses Deadline

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Spring Session Two Deadline Is Approaching: Apply Now for Courses to Deepen your Faith The School of Spiritual Formation Spring Quarter Session Two offers five dynamic interactive online courses to help us, as children of God, to avail ourselves to enter deeper in relationship with the life of the Holy Trinity. I encourage you to take this opportunity to prayer, asking God if He wishes you to accept... Read More

Foundations of Prayer and Union with God

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One of the most popular courses we offer at the Avila Institute for Spiritual Formation is “Foundations of Prayer and Union with God,” which is offered through the School of Spiritual Formation. Maybe one of the reasons it’s so popular is that it appeals to a deep longing within each of us. Phillip Fleming, who took the class last Quarter, shared this: I have been a Catholic Christian for over... Read More

Spiritual Life, Spiritual Direction, and God in You – Part 5 of 5

The long awaited 5th part of “Women of Grace” series Spiritual Life, Spiritual Direction and God in You with Dan Burke and Johnnette Benkovic is now available. In the final part of the series, Dan delves into how a person’s spiritual progress relates to whether you run from your suffering or embrace it, what Spiritual Direction is and the relationship between a Spiritual Director... Read More

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