28 February 2018

The Frank Friar Discussing St John of the Cross's 'Dark Night of the Soul

St John of the Cross. or San Juan de la Cruz, is a Doctor of the Church, one of the great spiritual writers, and a Carmelite. He and St Teresa of Jesus (St Teresa of Avila) were the 'rebels' who founded the Discalced Carmelites, the 'other Carmelite Order' to the Order of the Brethren of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, in which I am a Tertiary. However, they are Carmelite and their teachings are valued in both branches of the Order.

These are the first two videos in which Fr Nicholas Blackwell, the 'Frank Friar', discusses St John's 'Dark Night', one of the great works of spirituality.

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