Saint John of the Cross was born Juan de Yepes y Alvarez, in Fontiveros, Avila, Spain in 1542. His father was employed by wealthy family members as an accountant, but they disowned him when he married a poor woman from the lower class. As a result of his family’s poverty, John’s family suffered greatly.
Fr. Rick’s Two-Minute Homily for Thursday, 1st Week in Advent, December 7, 2023, Matthew 7:21, 24-27 https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/120723.cfm NEVER SATISFIED. That is Tom Brady, the quarterback