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What is Spiritual Theology?
What is Spiritual Theology?
Spiritual Theology defines the nature of the supernatural life, formulates directives for its development, and explains the process by which souls advance from the beginning of the spiritual life to its full perfection.
What is Spiritual Theology?
School of Spiritual Formation
Designed for those looking to build on the basics.
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Develop the knowledge and skills you require as a priest or religious, spiritual director or mentor, as you reach out to those who need direction.
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Are you looking to deepen your faith and relationship with God? The Avila Institute exists to help you do just that.
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Deepen your roots in spirituality in order to better enable your service to others through your profession.
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School of Spiritual Formation
Spring Session 2 (begins May 4th): Foundations of Prayer with Dan Burke Evangelization and the Spiritual Life with John Johnson
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School of Spiritual Formation Courses

Courses offered through the School of Spiritual Formation prepare you for a deeper relationship with our Lord ….

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Graduate Program Courses

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The Foolishness of Following God – DI Radio Show and Podcast

Dan, Melissa and Dr. Anthony Lilles reveal the wisdom of St. Therese on the "foolishness" of following God.

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Marian Apparitions: Fatima Centenary

Marian Apparitions: This upcoming course at the Avila Institute will explore recent apparitions and what the messages offer the faithful.

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Jesus’ Self-Offering in the Mass

Romano Guardini reflects on the self-offering of Jesus found in the celebration of Holy Mass in this excerpt from "Meditations Before Mass".

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Help Us Provide Formation to the Faithful Poor

Can you aid the faithful poor and those without discretionary funds in their
effort to better know, love, and serve Christ?
Can you help us provide this invaluable formation to
priests, deacons, and religious?

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