St. Rose Philippine Duchesne
Feast Day - November 18
Joined the Society of the Sacred Heart in 1818
Beatified by Pope Pius XII in 1940
Canonized by Pope John Paul II in 1988
Found the first Sacred Heart boarding school for daughters of pioneers near St. Louis Missouri, and opened the first free school west of Missouri
At the age of seven-one, she began a school for Indians, who came to call her "the woman who is always praying"
Celebrated 200 years of Crossing Frontiers, the bicentennial of St. Rose Philippine Duchesne 1818-2018