St. John of the Cross’

Living Flame of Love

Part IV: Stanza III and Commentary: Caverns of the Soul and Purification of the Intellect
A Lecture Series Given by Fr. Ermatinger

St. John of the Cross, Francisco de Zurbarán (attrib.), 1656

Homework:
Continue to read Stanza 3 and its commentary. Read as much as will be helpful in understanding one’s call to the contemplative life. Pages 56, 72-118 in the translation given here.

— Fr. Ermatinger

Living Flame of Love Part I: Introduction –> CLICK HERE <–
Living Flame of Love Part II: Stanza I & Commentary –> CLICK HERE <–
Living Flame of Love Part III: Stanza II & Commentary –> CLICK HERE <–
Living Flame of Love Part IV: Stanza III & Commentary –> CLICK HERE <–