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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, 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

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 and son were in a car accident.... Read More

Helping Others To Heaven

October 19, 2013 by  
Filed under Dan Burke, Donate, General

Helping Others to Heaven   The holy priest Fr. Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen once wrote that “There are two great attractions in a soul which has given itself seriously to God: the attraction to solitary silent prayer … and the attraction to active generous sacrifice for the salvation of souls.” Does your soul yearn to help others know the great love you know? Do you read the posts here on this site, or the... Read More

Help Us Feed the Spiritually Hungry …

October 17, 2010 by  
Filed under Dan Burke, Donate

The Spiritually Hungry — Help Us Feed Them! If you are regularly blessed to receive spiritual sustenance from this blog could you consider becoming part of the support team and help us feed the spiritually hungry? There really is no amount too small. We particularly appreciate monthly commitments of $5.00 or more. If you are able to help, please click here or on the donation button to the right. If you are not able to help... Read More