008: Finding God Through Meditation with Dan Burke

Lots of saints make strong statements about prayer. St. Alphonsus Ligouri is probably the scariest. Referencing St. Teresa of Avila, he once stated that “He who neglects mental prayer needs no devil to carry him to hell. He brings himself there with his own hands.” Yikes! Lucky for you (and me), we’re not talking prayer […]

9 Steps to Deep Devotion (Part 1)

Are you devoted to God? I mean, really devoted? Not long ago I interviewed Dan Burke, author and president of the Avila Institute on my radio show. (Look for it on iTunes soon – “The Art of Catholic.”) We were talking about a book he edited by St. Peter Alcantara, titled Finding God Through Meditation. It’s […]