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The Biblical Worldview of the Saints

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The Biblical Worldview of the Saints: The Key to Spiritual Growth   The Avila Institute provides a great opportunity to be transformed by the biblical worldview of the saints. Ranging from personal enrichment to graduate-level, the Avila Institute has courses for students of all levels and educational background. The deadline to apply for the Spring Quarter of the Graduate Program is February... Read More

Why Study Spiritual Theology?

The Avila Institute, in addition to the School of Spiritual Formation, offers a Graduate Program in Spiritual Theology. This Spring we are offering three courses for new students: Bible and the Revelation of Prayer, Wisdom of the Saints from Athanasius to Bernard, and Mystery of Mary and Her Role in the Spiritual Life. The Spring Quarter begins February 22nd, and you can apply here.   7 Reasons... Read More

Long to Deepen Your Faith and Relationship with God?

October 9, 2014 by  
Filed under Avila Institute, Dan Burke

Dear Catholic Spiritual Direction Friends, Recently, I was interviewed by Randy Hain, a prolific writer and frequent presenter on a number of topics including faith, family, Catholic men’s issues, fatherhood, faith/work integration, careers, authenticity, leadership and human capital. He is President of Serviam Partners Consulting/Coaching ( and actively serves on... Read More

Avila Classes Gift of the Spirit, John of the Cross, Hildegard von Bingen

December 26, 2013 by  
Filed under Avila Institute

Avila Classes — Spring 2014 Dear Friends, It is with great enthusiasm that we announce new opportunities for spiritual growth, via the Avila Institute for Spiritual Formation. We are currently taking applications through January 30, 2014 for our Spring Quarter Avila Classes. Spring Quarter Courses begin the week of March 17th and go through the week of May 20th. We will offer the following courses: The... Read More

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