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.


Year of Prayer | Año de Oración | Année de Prières
Nov 18, 2017 to Nov 18, 2018
This Year of Prayer celebrates the missionary journey of Philippine Duchesne and her four companions from France to the New World, thus beginning the internationality of the Society of the Sacred Heart, now in 41 countries.  Read more
Celebrating 200 Years of Catholic Education
Sep 07, 2018
  Join us at Frontier Park in St. Charles, Missouri, for a reenactment of Philippine's arrival in St. Charles. Reenactment of St. Rose Philippine Duchesne’s Arrival in St. CharlesOutdoor Jaycee Stage in Frontier Park500 South Riverside DriveSt. Charles, Missouri 63301 Schedule Read more
Global Service Day, Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne
Sep 15, 2018
Please join us for Global Service Day on September 15, 2018. Already have your project planned? Read more
La Jornada Mundial del Servicio , Santa Rosa Filipina Duchesne
Sep 15, 2018
Únete a nosotros para la Jornada Mundial del Servicio el 15 de septiembre, 2018. ¿Ya ha planeado su proyecto? Read more
La Journée mondiale du Service, Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne
Sep 15, 2018
S’il vous plaît joindre à nous pour la journée mondiale du Service le 15 septembre, 2018 Déjà avoir planifié votre projet? Read more
Sep 17, 2018 to Sep 22, 2018
  In the spirit of Philippine Duchesne, who served the Potawatomi 1841-1842, all are welcome to join Janet Pearl and the Potawatomi Trail of Death Association for the 7th Annual Potawatomi Trail of Death Commemorative Caravan. Read more
Nov 18, 2018
November 18, 2018 will mark the close of the Bicentennial celebration of the Society of the Sacred Heart in the United States and Canada. In 1818, St. Rose Philippine Duchesne and four companions arrived in St. Charles and within days opened a school in a log cabin, the first free school west of the Mississippi and the beginning of the Society’s mission of education in the Americas. Read more