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Demonic Attacks: 30 Days w/ Teresa of Avila Day 27 Pt 2

Demonic Attacks
30 Days with Teresa of Avila
Part 2, Day 27 Reflections
Divine Intimacy Radio

St. Teresa orders her brother, Lorenzo, to get some sleep. She also counsels him on how to deal with attacks of the enemy. Dan and Melissa discuss evil spirits and demonic activity as they reflect on letters from St. Teresa in the book 30 Days with Teresa of Avila.

Topics/Questions covered in the show:

  • How do we know when prayer is a mystical gift from God?30DaysWithTeresaOfAvila
  • How are mystical graces, gifts from God, related to holiness?
  • Was St. Teresa physically attacked by the devil?
  • Some examples of other saints who have confronted the devil.
  • Is the devil still active today, or are there psychological answers to problems thought to be demonic?
  • What is the power of the devil?
  • How does the devil attack people who are spiritually advanced?
  • How can we defend ourselves from evil?
  • Can occult practices lead to demonic activity?

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Dan is the President of the Avila Foundation, the parent organization of SpiritualDirection.com, the Avila Institute for Spiritual Formation, Divine Intimacy Radio and Divine Intimacy Radio - Resources Edition, Into the Deep Parish Programs, the Apostoli Viae (Apostles of the Way) Community, the High Calling Seminary Preparation Program, and the FireLight Student Leadership Formation Program, author of the award-winning book, Navigating the Interior Life - Spiritual Direction and the Journey to God, Finding God Through Meditation-St. Peter of Alcantara, 30 Days with Teresa of Avila, Into the Deep, Living the Mystery of Merciful Love: 30 Days with Thérèse of Lisieux, and his newest book The Contemplative Rosary with St. John Paul II and St. Teresa of Avila. In 2018, he launched the annual Avila Summit held at Hanceville, Alabama. Beyond his "contagious" love for Jesus and His Church, he is a grateful husband, father of four, and grandfather of one, the President and Chief Operating Officer of EWTN News, Inc., a regular co-host on Register Radio, a writer, speaker and pilgrimage director 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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