Philippine on the cover of America Magazine. | RSCJ.org

Celebrating Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne, a pioneer missionary of the Society of the Sacred Heart, who came to St. Charles, Missouri, from France and founded the first free school west of the Mississippi in September 1818.

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Philippine on the cover of America Magazine.

Artwork by Brother Michael O'Neill McGrath, this image appeared on the cover of America Magazine.

Artwork by Brother Michael O'Neill McGrath, this image appeared on the cover of America Magazine (year unknown).