Beginning to Pray
Dr. Anthony Lilles, STD
Here are the various series on
Prayer and Spirituality
offered by Dr. Anthony Lilles
and Discerning Hearts
Heaven In Faith with Bl. Elizabeth of Trinity
The Last Retreat with Bl. Elizabeth of Trinity
The Mystical Teachings of the Saints
Anthony Lilles, S.T.D. is an associate professor and the academic dean of Saint John’s Seminary in Camarillo as well as the academic advisor for Juan Diego House of Priestly Formation for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. For over twenty years he served the Church in Northern Colorado where he joined and eventually served as dean of the founding faculty of Saint John Vianney Theological Seminary in Denver. Through the years, clergy, seminarians, religious and lay faithful have benefitted from his lectures and retreat conferences on the Carmelite Doctors of the Church and the writings of Blessed Elisabeth of the Trinity. After graduating from Franciscan University of Steubenville, he completed licentiate and doctoral studies in spiritual theology at the Angelicum in Rome. In 2012, he published Hidden Mountain, Secret Garden: a theological contemplation of prayer by Discerning Hearts. Married with two young adult children pursuing their careers and a teenager still at home, he has settled in family in Oxnard, California.
Be sure to visit Dr. Lilles’ website “Beginning to Pray“
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