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The Prayer of Women

September 26, 2017 by  
Filed under Books, Dan Burke, DI Radio, Melissa Elson, Prayer, Resources Edition, Show Notes

The Prayer of Women

 

Description: Today, Dan Burke and Melissa Elson speak with Kathleen Beckman about her book When Women Pray and discuss the prayer practices and effects of prayer on the lives of eleven, well-known Catholic women.

Topics/Questions covered in the show:

  • Which women were chosen to contribute to the book and why?
  • Is there a difference between the way men and women pray?
  • What is spiritual motherhood?
  • the prayer of womenHow can a busy mother develop a strong prayer life?
  • How does liturgical prayer help one's prayer life?
  • What effect does prayer have on one's physical and mental health?
  • How are liturgical prayer and mental prayer connected?

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The Divine Intimacy Radio Show is a haven of rest and wellspring of spiritual life for those seeking intimacy with God and the enlightened path of Catholic mystical and ascetical wisdom.

Twice a week, Dan Burke and Melissa Elson explore topics related to the interior life and Catholic teaching. On Tuesdays, they interview various authors about their spiritual books and about the authors’ own insights on those books. On Fridays, they get specific on subjects which, primarily include prayer, spiritual direction, meditation, contemplation, and holiness.

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About Dan Burke

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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