Item description for Saint John of the Cross for Every Day by St John of the Cross & Ocd Kavanaugh...
Overview Saint John of the Cross (1542-1591) is one of only 33 "Doctors of the Church"-of whom there are only three Carmelites. A contemporary of fellow-Spaniard and Carmelite, Saint Teresa of Avila, he is considered one of the great mystics in the Western Church, one of the glories of Spain and the Carmelite order. This devotional book is made up of his sayings from his masterpieces The Ascent of Mount Carmel, The Dark Night, The Spiritual Canticle and The Living Flame of Love, all edited and translated by Fr. Kavanaugh in Paulist Press's Classics of Western Spirituality series. In this little gem of a book, for each day of the year there is a thought on which to dwell, pray, or meditate. What makes this book unique is that it can can be picked up on ANY day of the year and the reader can appreciate the chosen thought. If you miss a day, the book will always be applicable for ANY and EVERY day of the year regardless of your circumstances.This is the perfect pocket-/purse-sized gift book for those who have a devotion to St. John and to Carmelite spirituality in general.
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Studio: Paulist Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 5.06" Width: 6.5" Height: 0.3" Weight: 0.2 lbs.
Release Date Mar 1, 2007
Publisher Paulist Press
ISBN 0809144441 ISBN13 9780809144440
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More About St John of the Cross & Ocd Kavanaugh
Amajor figure of the Counter-Reformation, St. John of the Cross was a Doctor of the Church and a reformer of the Carmelite order. Along with the works of St. Teresa of Avila, his writings are regarded as the peak of Spanish mysticism."
St John of the Cross was born in 1542 and died in 1591.