Dark and light, not knowing where to go, what to do, chaos or creation – what was it that Rose Philippine Duchesne had to face in her life?
Growing with Courage and Confidence
This year marks the Bicentennial of St Rose Philippine Duchesne opening the first Sacred Heart School outside of France. In celebration of this, Sacred Heart affiliated institutions around the world will be taking part in a Global Day of Service on Saturday 15th September.
Philippine's attempts to reopen Sainte Marie d'en Haut must have demanded skills that were not normally in the repertoire of wealthy young women. Had she been observant of trades people or did she simply problem-solve when taking on practical tasks?