Daily Archives: December 14, 2010

St John of the Cross – Mystic, Doctor of the Church and Co-founder of the Discalced Carmelites

St John of the Cross was born in Spain around 1542 and brought up in great poverty. After the death of his father, the family was constantly on the move in search of a living. Eventually they arrived in Medina … Continue reading

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