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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Oil portrait of Philippine by Virginia Durbin Thibodeau

The portrait now hangs on the chapel wall at Convent of the Sacred Heart in New York, New York alongside St. Madeleine Sophie Barat and Janet Erskine Stuart