The Feast of St. John of the Cross – Mystic of the Dark Night

Today, December 14, we commemorate St. John of the Cross, a new addition to the Episcopal liturgical calendar. He is probably best known for the term “the dark night of the soul,” which is also the poem in which he wrote about “the soul’s happiness in having passed through the dark night of faith, in nakedness, and purgation, to union with its Beloved.” 1. One dark night, … Continue reading The Feast of St. John of the Cross – Mystic of the Dark Night