Crossing a Frontier - An article in the St. Louis Review | 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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Crossing a Frontier - An article in the St. Louis Review

Saint Philippine and the Academy of the Sacred Heart in St. Charles are featured in the St. Louis Review for Catholic Schools Week.

The article tells the story of Philippine coming to the New World and opening the Academy, the first free school west of the Mississippi. Find out about the lesson plans that are being shared with archdiocesan schools and upcoming events sponsored by the Society of the Sacred Heart.

Click here to read the story and check out the slideshow of photos!