Venerable Jesús María Echavarría y Aguirre


Priest, ordained on 18 October 1886 in the diocese of Sinaloa, Mexico. Taught and served as rector of his seminary. Vicar of the cathedral of Culiacan, Mexico. Started the construction of the Shrine of the Sacred Heart of Jesus of Culiacan. Bishop of the diocese of Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico on 16 December 1904. Founded the Institute of the Catechist Sisters of Guadalupe in 1923.




MLA Citation

  • “Venerable Jesús María Echavarría y Aguirre“. CatholicSaints.Info. 10 March 2017. Web. 20 February 2020. <>