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 drawing by a student, Madeleine Kyhl, class of 2013 Sacred Heart Schools (Sheridan Road)

St. Rose Philippine Duchesne drawing by a student, Madeleine Kyhl, class of 2013 Sacred Heart Schools (Sheridan Road)

This image was created by a student at the Schools of the Sacred Heart, Sheridan Road, Chicago, Ill. Madeleine Kyhl, class of 2013, created the image, and it currently resides at the school.