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Are You Looking to Re-invigorate Your Parish?

March 30, 2017 by  
Filed under Dan Burke, Debbie Aguiar, Discernment of Spirits, Events, Prayer

Do you want to help your parish or friends deepen their faith and learn to hear and follow the voice of God in their lives? Would you like to see those you love learn how the enemy can influence them and how they can be set free? Dan Burke’s events have drawn thousands to a deeper relationship with God. Dan is a man broken by sin and loved and redeemed by God. Founder of the Avila Institute for Spiritual Formation, SpiritualDirection.com,... Read More

National Mass of Thanksgiving Celebrating Elizabeth of the Trinity’s Canonization

September 26, 2016 by  
Filed under Canonizations, Dan Burke, Events

Calling All Carmelites!  National Mass of Thanksgiving in Celebration of the Canonization of Elizabeth of the Trinity presided over by Archbishop Gomez I am overjoyed to announce that the Avila Foundation along with the Archdiocese of Los Angeles and the Carmelites of the Sacred Heart of Los Angeles will host a special Mass of Thanksgiving in celebration of the life and canonization of Elizabeth of the Trinity will take place... Read More

Love is Moving

December 5, 2015 by  
Filed under Dan Burke, Events, Videos

Dear Friends, The following is a post from one of my favorite Catholic musicians, Audrey Assad. If you are not familiar with her, you are missing something. Before you read what she has to say, I thought you might be moved by this video, Love is Moving. One Thing by Audrey Assad One thing I ask from the Lord, this only do I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to gaze on the beauty of the... Read More

Mundelein & the Institute for Religious Life Report

April 12, 2013 by  
Filed under Dan Burke, Events

Institute for Religious Life Dear CSD Family, My time with the religious and lay faithful at the Institute for Religious Life at Mundelein Seminary this past week was an absolute joy. I was moved to be able to bless the attendees with more than 500 copies of Navigating the Interior Life and to deliver about 200 books to Fr. Robert Barron for his seminarians – all on your behalf. I can’t thank you enough for allowing me... Read More

Finding God in Nashville

January 24, 2013 by  
Filed under Dan Burke, Events, General

Finding God in Nashville   Countless souls have been blessed and encouraged to heaven by the Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia (also known as the “Nashville Dominicans”). Several weeks ago, I had the profound honor of briefly joining them in their mission by providing a number of talks and question and answer sessions on the spiritual life for the parents of Overbrook, their elementary school. My first talk... Read More

Deep in Scripture and the Journey Home Program

December 3, 2011 by  
Filed under Dan Burke, Events, Radio and Podcast

Deep in Scripture and the Journey Home Program Dear Friends, Happy Advent to you all! Thank you again for your encouraging notes regarding my appearance on the Journey Home program. It was an amazing experience. Though I was very nervous during the first few minutes, things got better once I got into it. Please pray for those impacted by the show. I have been contacted and have had discussions with an astounding array of people... Read More

Dan’s Journey Home – Here’s the Video

November 9, 2011 by  
Filed under Conversion, Dan Burke, Events, New Age, Videos

Dan's Journey Home Dear Friends, Dan's Journey Home Thank you for the outpouring of encouragement from those of you who were able to watch my testimony on Marcus Grodi's Journey Home show on EWTN on Monday! It is incredibly moving to hear how a simple telling of the testimony of God's work in our lives can have such an amazing impact. For the sake of those who missed it, I have included it below. Let me know what you think. Also,... Read More

Jesus Reveals Himself To Those Who Love Him – Deep In Scripture

November 5, 2011 by  
Filed under Dan Burke, Events

Dear Friends, thank you for your encouraging notes regarding my appearance on the Journey Home program this coming Monday. I would be grateful for your prayers that God would use it to reach into the hearts of those who are seeking the truth. I wanted to drop you another note to let you know that I will also be on Marcus Grodi's radio program, Deep in Scripture this coming week on November 9 to talk about one of my favorite passages... Read More

Dan’s Journey Home – From Judaism to the Catholic Church

November 4, 2011 by  
Filed under Dan Burke, Events

Dear Friends, I wanted to drop you a note to let you know that I will be appearing on EWTN's Journey Home program on November 7th to talk about my conversion from Judaism to Evangelicalism and then finally home to the Catholic Church. I don't know if it would be blessing to any of you or your family and friends but I also discuss some involvement in the New Age movement. If you are not familiar with the show, Marcus' approach can... Read More

Fr John Bartunek on his conversion, Mel Gibson, & more

September 5, 2011 by  
Filed under Dan Burke, Events, Fr. Bartunek

The following is a recent interview with Gayle Trotter and Fr. John Bartunek. Posted with permission. Gayle Trotter: This is Gayle Trotter [of First Things], today I’m speaking with Father John Bartunek, a priest in the Legionaries of Christ and the author of several books, including an insider’s view of Mel Gibson’s movie, The Passion of the Christ [Inside the Passion]. Thank you so much for speaking with me today, Father... Read More