director: Father Alberto Mir, S.J.
(Dec. 13, 1852 – Dec. 22, 1916).
directed her for ten years, from the beginning of the year 1893.
With his profound knowledge of the ways of the spiritual life, he rooted her
solidly in the ascetical way, especially in the virtues of obedience and humility.
Félix Rougier, S.M. (Dec. 17, 1859 – Jan. 10, 1938). He confirmed her in her deep
love for the Church and her representatives and in the most simple and heroic
obedience, of which he himself was a living example. His direction was interrupted on
Aug. 25, 1904, by his voyage to Europe to undertake the founding the Missionaries of
the Holy Spirit. His religious superiors
kept him there for ten years. On Dec. 25,
1914, he finally founded the so desired Congregation and his cause for beatification
was introduced in Rome.
Emeterio Valverde y Tellez (March 1, 1864 – Dec. 26, 1948) afterwards named bishop
of the diocese of Leon. He directed her from September 22 to May 1905. He was very
direction was then continued by Father Maximino Ruiz (Aug. 19, 1875 – May 11, 1949),
after the month of June 1906 until that of September 1912. He was a great theologian
and jurist of his time. Named bishop of
Chiapas, then auxiliary bishop of Mexico.
Bishop Ramon Ibarra y Gonzalez (Oct. 22, 1853 – Feb. 1, 1917), first bishop of Chilapa,
then bishop of Puebla, then first archbishop of this same diocese.
A brilliant student at the Roman Universities: Doctor of Theology, in
Ecclesiastical and Civil Law and also in Philosophy. Personally appreciated by Leo
XIII. His direction began in October 1912 and ended the day of his death Feb. 1, 1917.
His cause of beatification was introduced in Rome.
Bishop Emeterio Valverde y Tellez, after 1917 until 1925.
last spiritual director was
Bishop Luis Maria Martinez (1881-1956), auxiliary bishop of
Morelia, then archbishop-primate of Mexico and in charge of the Affairs of the Holy
See at an extremely difficult time in the country.
A famous author of spiritual theology; he himself, a great mystic, directed
Conchita from July 7, 1925 to the more mature period of her spiritual life, until the
day of her death March 3, 1937. As a
theologian, he explains the doctrine of the Cross.