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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Portrait by Mary Beth Kemper, CPPS

Portrait by Mary Beth Kemper, CPPS

Portrait by Mary Beth Kemper, CPPS, at St. Rose Philippine Duchesne Parish, Florissant, Missouri.