St. John of the Cross (1542-1591) was a Spanish mystic, poet, and Catholic saint who is known for his writings on contemplative prayer and the spiritual journey. He was also a member of the Discalced Carmelites, a religious order that emphasized simplicity, poverty, and contemplative prayer. St. John of the Cross is the Catholic saint of the month for April 2023.
St. John of the Cross is often associated with miracles, particularly those that occurred during his lifetime. Here are some examples:
His miracles and his writings should reflect the high esteem in which St. John of the Cross was held by his contemporaries and subsequent generations of believers.
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