St. John Apostle & Evangelist: Feast Days, December 27 and May 8

St. John Apostle & Evangelist

St. John, Apostle and Evangelist
Society of St. Augustine
St. John the Aposte by Lucas van Leyden (ca. 1490 - 1533)

St. John of the Cross, Carmelite Solemnity, December 14

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

St. Nicholas, Bishop: Memorial, December 6

St. Nicholas, Bishop of Myra

Sermon by St. Augustine for the
Feast of St. Nicholas


St. Nicholas of Bari
St. Nicholas, Bishop of Myra
Greek (270 – 6 December 346)
Because his relics were translated to Bari in southern Italy in 1087, he is  also known a St. Nicolas of Bari.
Beloved by both Eastern and Western Christians, he is also known as St. Nicholas the Wonderworker because of the many miracles attributed to his intercession.

St. John of Damascus: Feast Day, December 4

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 

Apologia Against Those Who Decry Holy Images)

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