|The frog on the skull at Salamanca U|
|Holguin's Ecstasy of St. Peter of Alcantara|
His faith and brilliance were recognized by other worthies. St. Francis Borgia, St. John of Avila, and St. Teresa of Avila were all close colleagues. St. Teresa testified that after Peter's death, he described the glories of heaven to her, noting that the self-imposed suffering of his life had allowed him to attain them.
|With Teresa, for whom he was confessor and colleague|
From the Lest We Forget Desk, here's last year's post on Blessed Jerzy Popieluszko.