“In the evening of life, we will be judged on love alone.” St. John of the Cross, Spanish Mystic
To learn more about John’s mystical journey of love, join us for…
Pilgrimage of the Heart: The Wisdom of the Christian Mystics
April 7-10—Monday-Thursday—One Topic, Two Sessions
9:30—11:00 AM and repeated 7:30—9:00 PM at St. Edward the Confessor Church
Two authorities on the subject of mysticism, Fr. Dave Denny and Tessa Bielicki, co-founders of the Desert Foundation, will give a series of four talks about this rich tradition of the Christian faith. They will answer questions about the definition and origins of mysticism and will introduce us to many great mystics including the Desert Fathers and Mothers, John of the Cross, Teresa of Avila, Catherine of Siena, Anthony of Padua, Hildegard of Bingen, Meister Eckhart, Francis of Assisi, Ignatius Loyola and many other lesser known mystics. They will also speak about the role of mysticism today.