- Maria Josefa of the Heart of Jesus
Nun, joining the Institute of the Servants of Mary at age 18, taking name Maria Josefa of the Heart of Mary. Helped found the Institute of the Servants of Jesus in Bilbao, Spain in 1871; the Institute sisters care for the children, the sick, the elderly and the abandoned in hospital and in their homes. By her death, the Insitute had 43 houses and 1,000 sisters; they continue their good work today with 100 houses in 16 countries.
- “Saint Maria Josefa Sancho de Guerra“. CatholicSaints.Info. 19 March 2013. Web. 7 July 2015. <>