John of the Cross

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John of the Cross

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(Biography) Saint. original name Juan de Yepis y Alvarez. 1542–91, Spanish Carmelite monk, poet, and mystic. He founded the Discalced Carmelites with Saint Teresa (1568). Feast day: Dec 14
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(2) Born Juan de Yepes y Alvarez, considered one of Spain's greatest poets; founder with St.