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San Juan De La Cruz
Birth: Jun. 24, 1542
Death: Dec. 14, 1591

Spanish Religious Figure and Writer. He entered in Carmelitas Order and with Santa Teresa de Jesús, trying to reform this Order. He was in jail for a time. He is remembered for his works full of mysticism. Among the are "Cántico Espiritual," "Noche Oscura," and "Llama de Amor Viva." He was made Saint about 135 years after his death. His real name was Juan de Yepes. (bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni) 
 
Burial:
Convento de los Carmelitas Descalzos
Segovia
Provincia de Segovia
Castilla y León, Spain
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
Record added: Jun 25, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7620506
San Juan De La Cruz
Added by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
 
San Juan De La Cruz
Added by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
 
San Juan De La Cruz
Added by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
 
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Saint John of the Cross : You were a major figure of the Counter-Reformation, a Spanish mystic, Catholic saint, Carmelite friar and priest, You are the patron saint of contemplative life; contemplatives; mystical theology; mystics; Spanish poets.Also you ...(Read more)
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