Saints related to Patron-of-mystics

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  • St. John of the Cross
    Born at Medina del Campo, Spain in 1542, St. John of the Cross became a Carmelite priest. Despite bitter opposition, he and St. Teresa of Avila worked to reform the Carmelite order. Gifted with highly mystical prayer, St. John of the Cross is considered a Doctor of mystical theology because of the profundity of his writings.