- María de la Purísima de la Cruz
Born to a wealthy and very pious family. Lived in Portugal from 1936 to 1938 to escape the persecutions of the Spanish Civil War. Nun, joining the Institute of the Sisters of the Company of the Cross on 8 December 1944, making her final vows in 1952. Superior general of her Order in 1977.
- 18 October 2015 by Pope Francis at Rome, Italy
- the canonization miracle involved the recovery of a man from a vegetative state through the intercession of Mother Maria
- “Saint María Isabel Salvat Romero“. CatholicSaints.Info. 17 October 2015. Web. 27 November 2015. <>