Tag: Who was St John Joseph of the Cross?
St John-Joseph (1654-1739) was born on the island of Ischia, Spain. His father sacrificed a noble future for his love of a weaver’s daughter. St John-Joseph’s early life was one of poverty, homelessness and searching for work. At the age of 16yrs, St John-Joseph joined the Franciscans wishing to live a life of poverty, austerity and…