St. John of the Cross as Advent Saint

Many people may be aware that St. John of the Cross’ feast day is 14 December, and that alone might make him a perfect Advent Saint. But it turns our there are many other reasons why St. John of the Cross is the ideal Advent Saint. In this conversation, which focuses on the miracle of the Advent Season, Frances and Mark highlight some of the key themes in John’s writings that demonstrates the important the Incarnation played in John’s theology and spiritual teaching. This is a wonderful program to help prepare for Advent or to understand more fully the treasure we have in the gift of the Incarnation. It also introduces one of John’s lesser known poems, a loving tribute to the Blessed Mother.

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