Quote of the day: 25 November

The Spiritual Canticle

This commentary on the stanzas that deal with the exchange of love between the soul and Christ, its Bridegroom, explains certain matters about prayer and its effects. It was written at the request of Mother Ana de Jesús, prioress of the discalced Carmelite nuns of St. Joseph’s in Granada, in the year 1584.

Saint John of the Cross
Prologue to the Spiritual Canticle

We recall the birth of Venerable Anne of Jesus (Lobera) on this date, 25 November 1545 in Medina del Campo, Spain.

Venerable Anne of Jesus pictured in Stella Maris Church, Haifa

John of the Cross, St. 1991, The Collected Works of St. John of the Cross, Revised Edition, translated from the Spanish by Kavanaugh, K and Rodriguez, O with revisions and introductions by Kavanaugh, K, ICS Publications, Washington DC.

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