Divine Intimacy Radio

What is Divine Intimacy Radio? 

The Divine Intimacy Radio Show is a haven of rest and wellspring of spiritual life for those seeking intimacy with God and the enlightened path of Catholic mystical and ascetical wisdom. Dan Burke and Melissa Elson explore topics related to the interior life and Catholic teaching. They interview various authors about their spiritual books and about the authors’ own insights on those books.

Podcasts

Search and Rescue

Search and Rescue

by Patrick Madrid

Even though you don't know all the answers and can't explain every aspect of the Faith, you can begin winning souls to the Church right now . . . using prayer, friendship, and common sense.

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Edith Stein

by Maria Ruiz Scaperlanda

Award-winning journalist Maria Ruiz Scaperlanda brings new light to this complex woman, her culture, and the pivotal period of history in which she lived and died.

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Surprised by Life

Surprised by Life

by Patrick Madrid

Dramatic and thought-provoking, these intensely personal stories address virtually every controversial issue surrounding life, including in vitro fertilization, abortion, contraception, and more..

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The Apostles and Their Times

The Apostles and Their Times

by Mike Aquilina

Here you’ll discover the beliefs of the early Christians, what they taught about the Eucharist and the divinity of Christ, how their Church services resembled today's Mass, and how Rome became the spiritual center of Christianity..

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A Mind at Peace

A Mind at Peace

by Christopher Blum and Joshua Hochschild

These pages provide you with a practical guide to recovering self-mastery and interior peace through wise choices and ordered activity in the midst of the world’s communication chaos.

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A Priest Answers 27 Questions

A Priest Answers 27 Questions

by Fr. Michael Kerper

With wit and enthusiasm, Fr. Michael Kerper — a popular Catholic priest in New England — tackles over two dozen such questions in this fast-paced and thoroughly enjoyable book.

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The Contemplative Rosary

The Contemplative Rosary

by Dan Burke and Connie Rossini

With St. John Paul II and St. Teresa of Avila as your guides, these pages will show you how to transform the rote recitation of prayer into a profound worship of Christ, drawing your hearts to bow in awe before the Triune God whom the Rosary reveals to us. 

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When Women Pray

When Women Pray

by Kathleen Beckman

This timely work proclaims the joy of prayer and wealth of grace entrusted to praying women. Through poignant personal stories and Church teaching, eleven Catholic women magnify the Marian vocation of living as contemplatives in action.

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The Catholic Guide to Depression

The Catholic Guide to Depression

by Dr. Aaron Kheriaty

In these pages, Catholic psychiatrist Aaron Kheriaty reviews the effective ways that have recently been devised to deal with this grave and sometimes deadly affliction — ways that are not only consistent with the teachings of the Church, but even rooted in many of those teachings.

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Praying for Priests

Praying for Priests

by Kathleen Beckman

As attacks on the priesthood intensify, you have a vital role to play in supporting priestly renewal and vocations. Celebrated retreat master and author Kathleen Beckman offers Church-approved ways in which you can contribute to the welfare of the Church.

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Our Lady's Message

Our Lady's Message

by Donna-Marie Cooper O'Boyle

In this warm retelling of the story of Our Lady of Fatima, Donna-Marie Cooper O’Boyle unfolds vividly before the eyes of children the mysterious radiant holy Lady who suddenly appeared to three peasant farm children in Portugal.

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Vision of Fatima

Vision of Fatima

by Fr. Thomas McGlynn

Here’s the first-hand account of the Dominican priest and sculptor who worked under the direction of Sr. Lucia — the last surviving witness to the 1917 Marian apparitions in Fatima — as she guided him in perfecting the famed statue of Our Lady of Fatima. Author Fr. Thomas McGlynn reminds us that Fatima is a place of miracles, and he points us toward the penitential character of Our Lady’s message, especially the importance of praying the Rosary.

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Avoiding Bitterness in Suffering

Avoiding Bitterness in Suffering

by Dr. Ronda Chervin

When faced with tragedy, loss, failure, illness, or any difficulty in life, how can we learn to suffer well? Author Dr. Ronda Chervin uses the lives of the saints to help us cope with suffering in her book Avoiding Bitterness in Suffering: How Our Heroes in Faith Found Peace Amid Sorrow.

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Christian Dating in a Godless World

Christian Dating in a Godless World

by Fr. Thomas Morrow

What is the best way to approach dating through a Catholic perspective? Dan and Melissa speak with author, Father Thomas Morrow about his book Christian Dating in a Godless World to gain insight.

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The Little Oratory

The Little Oratory

by David Clayton and Leila Lawler

How can we make the home a place of peace and prayer? Today, Dan and Melissa discuss the book The Little Oratory: A Beginner’s Guide to Praying in the Home with author Leila Lawler, to help families orient their lives to Christ.

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From Grief to Grace

From Grief to Grace

by Jeannie Ewing

When tragedy, loss or failed expectations strike, how can we cope with our circumstances in a healthy, faithful way? Today, Dan and Melissa speak with author, Jeannie Ewing about her book, From Grief to Grace: The Journey from Tragedy to Triumph to better understand God’s will in difficult situations.

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Discover Your Next Mission from God

Discover Your Next Mission from God

by Julie Onderko

How can we properly discern God’s will in our lives? To find the answer, Dan and Melissa search heaven and earth as they speak with author, Julie Onderko, about her book, Discover Your Next Mission from God: Saints who found God’s will – and how you can too.

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Overcoming Sinful Anger

Overcoming Sinful Anger

by Fr. Thomas Morrow

How does anger play a role in your life and more importantly in your salvation? Dan Burke and Melissa Elson speak with Fr. Thomas Morrow about his book Overcoming Sinful Anger: How to Master Your Emotions and Bring Peace to Your Life.

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Single and Catholic

Single and Catholic

by Judy Keane

Being single and Catholic isn’t always easy in today’s world. Dan and Melissa address this problem as they speak with Judy Keane about her book Single and Catholic: Finding Meaning in Your State of Life.

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The Stories of Hymns

The Stories of Hymns

by Fr. George Rutler

What happened to traditional hymns during Mass and why are they so important? Dan and Melissa speak with Fr. George Rutler about his book The Stories of Hymns: The History Behind 100 of Christianity’s Greatest Hymns to find out.

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Live Today Well

Live Today Well

by Fr. Thomas Dailey

Dan and Melissa speak with Fr. Thomas Dailey about his book Live Today Well: St. Francis de Sales’s Simple Approach to Holiness.

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The Seven Gifts of the Holy Spirit

The Seven Gifts of the Holy Spirit

by Kevin Vost

Dan and Melissa speak with Dr. Kevin Vost about his book, The Seven Gifts of the Holy Spirit: Every Spiritual Warrior’s Guide to God’s Invincible Gifts.

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Meditations for Lent

Meditations for Lent

edited by Dr. Christopher Blum

Dan Burke and Melissa Elson speak with Dr. Christopher Blum about his book, Meditations for Lent and how Bishop Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet’s reflections on the life of Christ will inspire any and every soul to enter into a new relationship with our Lord.

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How to Read Your Way to Heaven

How to Read Your Way to Heaven

by Vicki Burbach

Dan and Melissa speak with Vicki Burbach about her book, How to Read Your Way to Heaven: A Spiritual Reading Program for the Worst of Sinners, the Greatest of Saints, and Everyone in Between.

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