Faithful Heroes: Saint John of the Cross

John of the Cross was a major figure of the Counter-Reformation, a friar, and priest and canonized a saint. He was born Juan de Yepes y Álvarez in 1542 Fontiveros, Ávila, Spain. He was the son of Gonzalo and Catalina, but his father died when he was around three years old. He attended school with other poor and orphaned children. […]

Read more