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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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Celebration of Philippine’s Arrival in St. Charles

Celebrating 200 Years of Catholic Education

 

Due to heavy rain in the forecast, the reenactment will take place at Duchesne High School. There is enough space in our gym to hold all of our guests.

Duchesne High School
2550 Elm Street
St. Charles, 63301

Schedule

Friday, September 7, 2018

  • 9:00 a.m to 10:15 a.m. Strolling historical characters, period demonstrations, entertainment
  • 10:30 a.m Welcome, remarks and reenactment of St. Rose Philippine Duchesne’s arrival

This event is sponsored by the Academy of the Sacred Heart and Duchesne High School.

Please direct questions to reenactment@ash1818.org.