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.

Events

Jul 12, 2017 to Jul 16, 2017
  Philippine Duchesne: Celebrating Her Life and LegacyJuly 12-16, 2017St. Louis University Busch Student Center20 N Grand Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63103 Featuring Confirmed Speakers: Read more
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. Read more
Jul 19, 2018 to Jul 22, 2018
The Frontiers Conference will be held July 19-22, 2018 (Thursday evening, July 19, to Sunday noon, July 22) at Pallottine Renewal Center, Florissant, Missouri. Read more
Jul 19, 2018
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Academy of the Sacred Heart 1818-2018
Sep 07, 2018
Join us at Frontier Park in St. Charles, Missouri, for a reenactment of Philippine's arrival in St. Charles. Friday, September 7, 2018Time to be determined Read more
Global Service Day
Sep 15, 2018
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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