Joan Carroll Cruz

JoJoan Carroll Cruz (1931-2012) was a wife and mother from New Orleans. She was a tertiary in the Discalced Carmelite Secular Order (Third Order). She has written several bestselling TAN Books including The Incorruptibles and Eucharistic Miracles.

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The Visions of St. Juan Diego

THE FIRST VISION When Juan Diego, a fifty-five-year-old Indian who lived five miles north of Mexico City, was hurrying on Tepeyac Hill to attend Mass at a Franciscan mission, he heard a great many birds singing. Then, when they stopped, he heard a woman’s voice calling him, not by his name, but by the affectionate…