Tuesday, December 14, 2010

St. John of the Cross 1542 - 1591 December 14 Doctor of Mystical Theology

John of the Cross: My House Being Now At Rest ~ ENLARGING THE HEART

St. John of the Cross Doctor of Mystical Theology Carmelite

Video with music:
St. John of the Cross: Spiritual Canticle


CONTEMPLATION St. John of the Cross sculpture by Magdeleine Weerts  
Our whole life is a prayer, a loving and adoring contemplation that nothing must interrupt. ~  Charles de Fouchauld

Saturday, December 4, 2010

St. John of Damascus, 675 - 749: December 4 The Image Doctor

John Damascene: The Incarnation Reveals the Goodness and Wisdom, the Justice and Might of God ~ ENLARGING THE HEART

The Image Doctor -  Doctor of the Church 

Saint John of Damascus, Priest, Religious, Doctor of the Church 

Peering Through the Windows 


St. John of Damascus
Full of Grace and Truth
Righteous St. John of Damascus 




The Icon of Three Hands
 
Icons are Dynamic Love Letters between God and Man 

Works:
Apologia Against Those Who Decry Holy Images)

Quotations:
“Show me the icons that you venerate, that I may be able to understand your faith.” - Saint John of Damascus