Item description for Praying With John of the Cross (Companions for the Journey) by Wayne Simsic...
Overview John of the Cross was a poet, mystic, theologian, spiritual director, administrator, and collaborator with Teresa of Avila in the reform of the Carmelites. Pope Pius XI proclaimed John a Doctor of the Church. Out of his own dark night of the soul, John burned with the living flame of God's love and shared it with all of his sisters and brothers. Part of the Companions for the Journey Series of twenty-two favorite saints and spiritual guides, ready to accompany readers on their faith journey! Ten to fifteen themes that guided the life of an honored saint or spiritual guide are presented in each title of this series, showing how the subject of each book lived those themes, while making connections to our current time so that readers can apply the principles to their own lives. Every title features selections of the saint or spiritual guide's writings, commentaries that provide historical context and root the saint or spiritual guide's wisdom in Scripture, and suggested prayer exercises in each chapter. The Word Among Us Press is especially pleased to present these favorites in the Companions for the Journey Series, which for fifteen years has been read by many thousands of Catholics
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Studio: Word Among Us Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.8" Width: 5.8" Height: 0.5" Weight: 0.35 lbs.
Release Date Sep 30, 2004
Publisher Word Among Us Press
Series Praying With
ISBN 0932085911 ISBN13 9780932085917
Availability 0 units.
More About Wayne Simsic
Simsic teaches at Ursuline College in Cleveland, Ohio. He is also a popular retreat director.
Wayne Simsic currently resides in Cleveland, in the state of Ohio.