Sunday, November 21, 2010

From the Feast of Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne

LAST THURSDAY, the feast day of Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne, I attended Holy Mass at the Old Saint Ferdinand Shrine, in Florissant, Missouri. It was here were the Saint lived for many years. Her relics are entombed in nearby Saint Charles.

Old Saint Ferdinand Shrine, in Florissant, Missouri, USA - poster of Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne

Old Saint Ferdinand Shrine, in Florissant, Missouri, USA - Holy Mass, celebrated by Fr. Bede Price of the Benedictine Abbey

Fr. Bede Price was the celebrant.

Old Saint Ferdinand Shrine, in Florissant, Missouri, USA - exterior at night

Exterior of the church, which was constructed starting about 1820.

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