Venerable María de Jesús Guízar Barragán

Venerable María De Jesús Guízar BarragánAlso known as

  • Sister María of the Merciful Love of Jesus


Fifth of 16 children born to Don Emiliano Guizar y Valencia and Lucia Barragan Guizar. Baptized at the age of one day. Teacher in her early teens. At age 15 she suffered from a near fatal illness, which led to serious reflection, which led to her dedicating herself to God. Founded the Guadalupan Handmaids of Christ the Priest.




Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Venerable María de Jesús Guízar Barragán“. CatholicSaints.Info. 16 June 2016. Web. 22 October 2016. <>