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Getting Started at the Avila Institute Easy as Ready, Set, Go!

Getting Started at the Avila Institute   So you have this ache to better know God and respond to His call on your life but formal education just seems too intimidating? Well, in the hopes of encouraging you past this obstacle, we work hard to make the process very easy! So you’ve decided that studying spiritual theology is for you. (Not sure? See “Why study spiritual theology?”) Now, how... Read More

Revolutionize your Prayer Life

October 7, 2014 by  
Filed under Avila Institute, Resources

Dear Friends,  Our founder, Dan Burke, has developed a course on prayer and authentic mystical tradition that continues to change lives and draw the hearts of his students more deeply into union with God. Students regularly report that this course has dramatically elevated their understanding and practice of prayer. The Course is called Foundations of Prayer and Union with God. Here is a brief video... Read More

What Does the Avila Institute Have to Offer Me?

Dan Burke and Dr. Anthony Lilles founded the Avila Institute in order to serve all who seek to develop a deeper relationship with our Lord. With live, interactive, online courses, the Avila Institute can bring the classroom to you no matter where you are located in the world. Classes are recorded so if, for instance, you are from Malta, Ireland or Australia, you can still participate. Our professors... Read More

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

August 14, 2014 by  
Filed under Dan Burke, Marta Goodwin, Spiritual Direction, Videos

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 and... Read More

Spiritual Life, Spiritual Direction, and God in You – Part 4 of 5

Spiritual Life, Spiritual Direction: God in You, Part 4 of 5 Dan Burke Spiritual Life, Spiritual Direction: God in You, Part 4 of 5 ~~ Dan Burke, President and Founder of Catholic Spiritual Direction and the Avila Institute for Spiritual Formation and author of Navigating the Interior Life, recently joined Johnnette Benkovic on Women of Grace: Spiritual Life, Spiritual Direction, and God in... Read More

Spiritual Life, Spiritual Direction: God in You, Part 3 of 5

Spiritual Life, Spiritual Direction: God in You, Part 3 of 5 Dan Burke Spiritual Life, Spiritual Direction: God in You, Part 3 of 5 ~~ In the third episode of five of the show Women of Grace: Spiritual Life, Spiritual Direction: God in You, Dan Burke discusses his conversion from the Jewish faith to Catholicism through Protestantism and finally being received into the Church on the Feast of Our... Read More

Spiritual Life, Spiritual Direction: God in You, Part 2 of 5

Spiritual Life, Spiritual Direction: God in You, Part 2 of 5 Spiritual Life talk with Dan Burke Spiritual Life, Spiritual Direction: God in You, Part 2 of 5 ~~ Dan Burke spent a week discussing his suffering, conversion and healing with EWTN's Johnnette Benkovic on her show, Women of Grace. Dan captures the stages of the spiritual life in his award-winning book, “Navigating the Interior Life“. In... Read More

Spiritual Life, Spiritual Direction, and God in You – Part 1 of 5

Spiritual Life, Spiritual Direction, and God in You — Part 1 of 5 Spiritual Life talk with Dan Burke Dan Burke had the pleasure of talking with EWTN's Johnnette Benkovic on her show, Women of Grace.  During the show, they spoke about the spiritual life and his award winning book, “Navigating the Interior Life.” Dan is also the founder of Catholic Spiritual Direction. In the first... Read More

Dan on EWTN Live with Fr Mitch Pacwa

June 7, 2013 by  
Filed under Dan Burke, Videos

Fr Mitch Pacwa and “EWTN Live” host Dan Burke and Jeanette DeMelo Fr Mitch Pacwa and “EWTN Live” host Dan Burke and Jeanette DeMelo Fr Mitch Pacwa, S.J., is President and Founder of Ignatius Productions, a teaching apostolate.  He is a biritual priest, which means he can liturgy in both the Roman Catholic rite and another Catholic rite, which, for him, is the Maronite Catholic... Read More

Navigating the Interior Life: Now in Audible Format

April 28, 2013 by  
Filed under Marta Goodwin, Navigating the Interior Life

Audible Format Now Available for “Navigating the Interior Life” Audible Format Now Available! Dear Catholic Spiritual Direction Family, We are grateful to announce that Navigating the Interior Life is now available in a downloadable audio format! Greg Willits did a fantastic job helping Emmaus Road make “Navigating the Interior Life” accessible to those who like to listen... Read More

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