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St John of the Cross

Dec. 14 is the liturgical memorial of Saint John of the Cross, a 16th century Carmelite priest best known for reforming his order together with Saint Teresa of Avila, and for writing the classic spiritual treatise “The Dark Night of the Soul.” Honored as a Doctor of the Church since

Here are some quotes from St. John of the Cross on his Feast Day: On aging: “In the twilight of life, God will not judge us on our earthly possessions and human successes, but on how well we have loved.” ― Saint John of the Cross On one’s journey: “If

Tomb of St. John of the Cross, Spain (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
December 14. Saint John of the Cross was a 16th century reformer of the Carmelite way of life, together with Saint Teresa of Avila. In Today’s video, we look at the life of St. John of the Cross, a mystic, writer of Dark Night of the Soul.