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Feast of Saint John of the Cross

St. John of the Cross (1542-1591)

Saint John of the Cross

Feast Day: December 14

Saint John of the Cross was born on June 24, 1542 at Fontiveros, Old Castile and died on December 14, 1591 in Úbeda, a city in the province of Jaén, Andalusia. He was a Spanish Catholic priest, mystic, and a Carmelite friar. He is a major figure of the Counter-Reformation in Spain, and he is one of the thirty-seven Doctors of the Church.

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