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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St. Rose Philippine Duchesne icon by Milton Frenzel (Villa Duchesne in St. Louis, Mo.)

St. Rose Philippine Duchesne icon by Milton Frenzel (Villa Duchesne in St. Louis, Mo.)

This icon of St. Rose Philippine Duchesne was painted by Milton Frenzel of Emil Frei Studio. It is currently hanging outside the chapel at Villa Duchesne in St. Louis, Mo.