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Can my care, be considered a prayer?

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Join Dan and Stephanie Burke as they answer your questions about the Avila Institute's High Calling Program, holiness, caring for a sick spouse and talking during Mass. Topics/Questions Covered in the Show: What is the Avila Institute's High Calling Program? What should we do when we are impatient when asking God to make us holy? When one cares for a sick spouse and... Read More

Prayer

Can my care, be considered a prayer?

Join Dan and Stephanie Burke as they answer your questions about the Avila Institute's High Calling Program, holiness, caring for a sick spouse and talking during Mass. Topics/Questions Covered in the Show: What is the Avila Institute's High... Read More

Mental and Emotional Paralysis: Part 16 Mini-Course on Prayer

Mini-Course on Prayer Section 2  Christian Meditation Part 16 -Mental and Emotional Paralysis   Editor's Note: In part 15, David Torkington introduced the wisdom of a hermit regarding meditation.  Today, he continues with the hermit's... Read More

The Revolution We Must Win

So much of me just wanted to reprint my May 21, 2018 article because its relevance has only increased since that time. But October is the historical month of reformation  (Oct 31, 1517) and revolution (Russian revolution of 1917) and realizing... Read More

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Aridity or Dryness

Prayer of St. Augustine in Aridity

“Lord, my God, You who are holy, look and see my affliction! Have pity on the child whom You have engendered in sorrow and do not consider my sins, lest you... Read More

Distractions, Aridity, and Self-Knowledge

Join Dan Burke and Melissa Elson as they answer questions from listeners about distractions in prayer, contemplative aridity, and the importance of self-knowledge... Read More

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Spiritual Warfare

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The Eucharistic Jesus: A Mighty Healing Force Against the Devil

The Eucharistic Jesus: A Mighty Healing Force Against the Devil An arrow that should be found in the quiver of an intercessor is the Eucharist. Jesus said, “Very... Read More

intercession

A Clarion Call to the Ministry of Intercession

A Clarion Call to the Ministry of Intercession  The Ministry of Intercession “Ministry” is the English translation of the Latin word ministerium, which means... Read More

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Spiritual Direction

Can my care, be considered a prayer?

Join Dan and Stephanie Burke as they answer your questions about the Avila... Read More

Is salvation possible outside of the Catholic Church?

Forty Anti-Catholic Lies Part 7 Are Catholics obligated to believe in apparitions?... Read More

What is contemplative prayer?

Join Dan and Stephanie Burke as they answer your questions about contemplative... Read More

Are Catholics cannibals?

Forty Anti-Catholic Lies Part 6 Why do Catholics focus so much on the... Read More

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Book Club

Navigating the Interior Life: Dan Burke Video

Navigating the Interior Life Video (with Dan Burke Regarding his New Book) Navigating... Read More

Spiritual Direction Book Club – How to Join

Hundreds of you have read and responded with excitement about our new Spiritual... Read More

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