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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Bicentennial Year of Prayer

Nov 18, 2017 to Nov 18, 2018

A web-based year of prayer:
•    to bind us together across the world
•    to introduce Philippine to those who do not know her and to deepen the love and appreciation of those who do
•    to consider topics significant in Philippine’s story, for example: prayer, friendship, mission, immigration, community, Eucharist, cultural challenges, sense of “failure”, etc.
•    to reflect on “frontiers” then and now – issues, challenges, dreams, questions, general chapter priorities
•    to explore Philippine’s relevance for today and for the future of the Society’s mission.

More information to come!