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Help Young Men Thrive in Their Priestly Formation

Through God’s grace, the Avila Foundation has begun working with dioceses to prepare future priests for seminary! We have designed a powerful program, in concert with recent requirements for a propaedeutic (preparatory) year established by the Holy See, which introduces future seminarians to formation regarding: Sacramental Participation with Emphasis on the Eucharist and Confession Foundational... Read More

Into the Deep: Finding Peace Through Prayer by Dan Burke

September 7, 2016 by  
Filed under Books, Dan Burke, Into the Deep, Prayer, Resources

Into the Deep: Finding Peace Through Prayer by Dan Burke   Do you want to improve in your prayer life? The answer is undoubtedly yes. The saints teach us that there is ALWAYS room for improvement. The forces of the world, the flesh, and the devil can make it difficult to be faithful and persistent in prayer. Dan Burke knows the struggle. And, his new book Into the Deep: Finding Peace through... Read More

Teresa of Avila Society

A Matter of Life and Death: What Meditation is! From St Teresa of Avila

Dear Friends, I recently had the extraordinary privilege of being the first ever Catholic speaker at a very large Evangelical conference. You might be surprised to know that they asked me to speak on the wisdom of St. Teresa of Avila regarding the progress of prayer from those just beginning to pray to those who know the sublime reality of contemplative prayer. This is the kind of groundbreaking opportunity... Read More

Emergency Room Visit – (Update 1)

September 3, 2014 by  
Filed under Dan Burke

Dear Friends, I have been scolded for not keeping you up to date via the blog regarding my health situation. Thank you for the many notes of encouragement. I have not and will not be able to respond to all of them but please know that I do read them and I am grateful for your love and concern. For those not yet aware, as the note reveals below, I was in the emergency room last week dealing with severe... Read More

Car Accident and Attack

November 15, 2013 by  
Filed under Challenges, Dan Burke, Donate

Dear Friends, For those who are not subscribers to this site, I sent out a notice this morning that my wife and son were in an accident last night and I asked for prayers. Here’s the note I sent out to our subscribers. Thank you for your prayers. I will provide an update soon. Please forward this along through Facebook and other means to those who you know will pray and assist. Last night my wife... Read More