Tag Archives: St John of the Cross

Saint John of the Cross, pray for us!

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In honour of St John of the Cross

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St. John of Avila – proclaimed Doctor of the Church.

Discourse of Pope Benedict XVI: St John of Avila proclaimed Doctor of the Universal Church Dear Brothers and Sisters, with great joy, here in this Cathedral Church of Santa María La Real de la Almudena, I announce to the People … Continue reading

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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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