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One Thing Eucharistic Adoration

September 28, 2017 by  
Filed under Adoration, Avila Foundation, Eucharist, Kristin Aebli, Prayer

Eucharistic Adoration   “Christ held Himself in His hands when He gave His Body to His disciples saying: ‘This is My Body.' No one partakes of this Flesh before he has adored it.” – St. Augustine What is Eucharistic adoration and why do Catholics worship Jesus under the appearance of bread? God humbly comes to us as nourishment through the Host. This is a great mystery and sounds crazy to some people.... Read More

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, called The High Calling 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

A Video from Dan Burke (Avila Advocates)

A Video from Dan Burke Dear Friends, I would like to share with you the latest exciting news regarding the worldwide impact of the Avila Foundation, a look at what else is going on behind the scenes, and new initiatives as well. If you were not able to join us on Tuesday, January 17th, 2017, for our online Avila Advocate Call meeting you will find a recording of the meeting below, as promised. We are most grateful for all of your... 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 the wind of the Holy... Read More