John of the Cross, Saint
John of the Cross, Saint
Article on the life and teaching of this Discalced Carmelite associated with St. Teresa of Avila. Mystic, Doctor of the Church, d. 1591

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  • John of the Cross, Saint — Spanish San Juan de la Cruz orig. Juan de Yepes y Álvarez born June 24, 1542, Fontiveros, Spain died Dec. 14, 1591, Ubeda; canonized 1726; feast day December 14 Spanish mystic, poet, Doctor of the Church, and reformer of monasticism. He became a… …   Universalium

  • JOHN OF THE CROSS, SAINT — (1542 1591)    ROMAN CATHOLIC MYSTICAL writer and CAMELITE reformer best known for his meditation The Dark Night of the Soul which shows profound insight into spiritual and PSYCHOLOGICAL states based on his own experience. His work, which was… …   Concise dictionary of Religion

  • John of the Cross — Saint (born Juan de Yepes y Álvarez) (1542 91); Sp. monk & mystic: his day is Nov. 24 …   English World dictionary

  • John Joseph of the Cross, Saint — • Italian Franciscan priest, had the gift of miracles, d. 1739 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • John of the Cross — Infobox Saint name=Saint John of the Cross birth date=24 June 1542 death date=Death date and age|1591|12|14|1542|06|24 feast day=14 December 24 November (General Roman Calendar, 1738 1969) venerated in=Roman Catholic Church; Anglican Communion;… …   Wikipedia

  • John of the Cross — (1542–91)    Mystic, Poet, Devotional Writer, Order Founder and Saint.    John was born Juan de Yepez y Alvarez in Old Castile, Spain. He joined the Carmelites at the age of twenty one and, after studying in Salamanca, he joined the new Discalced …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • John of the Cross — Saint (Juan de Yepis y Álvarez), 1542 91, Spanish mystic, writer, and theologian: cofounder with Saint Theresa of the order of Discalced Carmelites. Spanish, San Juan de la Cruz. * * * …   Universalium

  • John of the Cross — Saint (Juan de Yepis y Álvarez), 1542 91, Spanish mystic, writer, and theologian: cofounder with Saint Theresa of the order of Discalced Carmelites. Spanish, San Juan de la Cruz …   Useful english dictionary

  • John of the Cross — noun Saint (Juan de Yepis y Álvarez), 1542–91, Spanish mystic; with Saint Theresa founder of the discalced Carmelites. Spanish, San Juan de la Cruz /san ˌhwan də la ˈkruθ (say sahn .hwahn duh lah kroohth) …   Australian English dictionary

  • Christ of Saint John of the Cross — Artist Salvador Dalí Year 1951 Type Oil on canvas Dimensions 205 cm × 116 cm (80.7 in × 45.6 …   Wikipedia

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