Saturday, November 18, 2006

Feast of Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne

TODAY IS THE FEAST of Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne, co-patroness of the Archdiocese of St. Louis.

She came to the United States at age 49, and established convents and schools in Florissant and Saint Charles, Missouri, both near Saint Louis.

Mark your calendar: Sunday, November 26th, Historic Florissant candlelight tour, featuring 1819 convent home of Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne, 3:00 to 7:00 p.m., (314) 921-7055.

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