St. Ignatius of Loyola, St. John of the Cross, St. Teresa of Avila, St. Peter of Alcántara–there were many saints who were impacted by a lesser-known Doctor of the Church. Deacon Omar Gutiérrez introduces St. John of Avila.
Deacon Omar Gutiérrez is President and co-Founder of the Evangelium Institute as well as the Director of the Society for the Propagation of the Faith in the Archdiocese of Omaha. He has an MA in Theology from the University of Dallas and has been published in a number of print and online magazines and newspapers including the National Catholic Register, The Catholic Answer, Catholic World Report and The Catholic Voice. His book, “The Urging of Christ’s Love: The Saints and the Social Teaching of the Catholic Church” was published in 2013, and he has a program on Catholic Social Teaching through DiscerningHearts.com which is aired on Spirit Catholic Radio. Most importantly, Deacon Omar is happily married to Miriam, and they are very blessed with their four children.