The Word Among Us

September 2009 Issue

The Holier, the Gentler

A Look at St. John of the Cross

By: Wayne Simsic

The Holier, the Gentler: A Look at St. John of the Cross by Wayne Simsic

John of the Cross is one of the “greats” in the long line of saints who wrote and taught about what it is like to experience God.

An outstanding theologian, he was the confessor, coworker, and cherished friend of St. Teresa of Ávila. This Carmelite friar was also...

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