Rose Philippine Duchesne, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Rose Philippine Duchesne

French Catholic Religious Sister and missionary in the United States

Date of Birth: 29-Aug-1769

Place of Birth: Grenoble, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

Date of Death: 18-Nov-1852

Profession: teacher, nun, cleric

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Virgo

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About Rose Philippine Duchesne

  • Rose Philippine Duchesne (August 29, 1769 – November 18, 1852), was a French religious sister and educator who was declared a saint of the Catholic Church.
  • Along with the foundress, Madeleine-Sophie Barat, she was a prominent early member of the Religious Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, and founded the congregation's first communities in the United States.
  • She spent the last half of her life teaching and serving the people of the Midwestern United States, then the western frontier of the nation. Duchesne was beatified on May 12, 1940, and canonized on July 3, 1988, by the Roman Catholic Church.

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