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Interview w/Fr. Jacques Philippe: “Searching for and Maintaining Peace”

March 9, 2014 by  
Filed under Peace

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Dear Roman Catholic Spiritual Direction Friends, As you know from my post about the mysterious encounter with Fr. Jacques Philippe that I had the joy of interviewing him on Register Radio. I had the urge to get this ready for you today as I was reminded of this encounter after another visit to Casa Maria. Bless you as you seek His peace. Fr. Jacques Philippe and Dan Burke on Register Radio from Avila Institute on Vimeo. About... Read More

Searching for and Maintaining Peace – Book Recommendation

August 26, 2013 by  
Filed under Books, Dan Burke, Featured, Peace, Resources

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Current social, economic, and political conditions are shaking the world. Those of us used to living in relative comfort are receiving the blessing of learning that we are not God and that we need God to provide even our most basic necessities. This has always and will always be true. However, when our jobs, our liberties, and our safety are threatened, and even our ability to provide the most basic things for ourselves and those... Read More

Finding Peace in the Middle East – A profound moment with an Archbishop from Iraq

June 12, 2012 by  
Filed under Dan Burke, Detachment, Peace

Dear Friends, I had the fascinating opportunity to spend some time with Archbishop Bashar Warda of Erbil (Northern Iraq) last week. I was blessed to meet him face-to-face as I facilitated an interview with him and Tim Drake of the National Catholic Register during his visit to EWTN. We talked about the state of the Church in Iraq, the persecution, and the resolve of this good Bishop to remain steadfast in his commitment to Christ... Read More

I need peace, I need your prayers…

September 29, 2011 by  
Filed under Dan Burke, Peace, Suffering

Dear Mother Luisita, I am deeply troubled by things that seem so trivial and I can’t seem to shake a sense of impending doom. My anxiety is constant. I need peace, I need your prayers. My beloved child, Accept my loving greeting and my prayer for you to be what God wants you to be. What about your soul? Is it taking little steps toward heaven or is it flying there? Be very united with Our Lord so that your prayer may be continual,... Read More