Venerable Zacarías Salterain-Bizkarra

Also known as

  • Zacarías of Saint Teresa


Youngest of nine children born to Bartholomew and Venancia Salterain-Bizkarra. Discalced Carmelite priest, ordained on 14 September 1912. Missionary to India. Taught at the seminary in Puthemphaly, India. Worked to spread Catholic culture through region while studying the local culture as it existed. Writer.



  • 28 May 1957 at the Christian Medical College Hospital in Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India of natural causes



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       Rev. Romano Gambalunga, OCD
       Vice Postulation
       Sacred Heart Philosophy College
       Monastery Lane
       Aluva, Kerala 683101, INDIA

Additional Information

MLA Citation

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