Heaven in Faith: St. Elizabeth of the Trinity – with Dr. Anthony Lilles

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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 St. 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.

5 thoughts on “Heaven in Faith: St. Elizabeth of the Trinity – with Dr. Anthony Lilles”

  1. These podcasts have been a true blessing to me. Praise God for such a beautiful gift! Thank you for introducing me to a new friend in heaven, Blessed Elizabeth of the Trinity! May everyone involved in this series continue to grow in holiness.

  2. I have been contemplating in the spiritual life for more than 20 years but after listening to this, and the “Last Retreat” I feel like I am just at the beginning of my conversion. Amazing and life changing with this new saint. I have very similar health problems as St. Elizabeth so, I am so glad that I did not die before incorporating these purifying contemplative retreats. I thought that I was ready but God is intervening for my salvation.

  3. Dear Anthony and Kris,

    Thank you so much for this wonderful resource. I continually come back to your discussion of St. Elizabeth’s phrase, “my deepest center.” What a helpful description for contemplative prayer!

    Thank you both,
    Blake

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