Venerable Julia Navarrete y Guerrero

Venerable Julia Navarrete y GuerreroAlso known as

  • Julia of the Thorns of the Sacred Heart


One of six children born to pious parents, Professor Demetrio Navarrette, director of a teacher‘s college, and Julia Guerrero, a music and singing teacher. Nun. She had a deep devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, the Holy Spirit and the Virgin Mary, and constantly worked to spread devotion to them. Teacher all her life. Founded the Missionary Daughters of the Most Pure Virgin Mary, and established 51 schools and missions in Mexico and the United States for the secular and religious education of children.




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MLA Citation

  • “Venerable Julia Navarrete y Guerrero“. CatholicSaints.Info. 6 January 2017. Web. 12 August 2020. <>