Posted Friday, June 29th, 2018
As part of its bicentennial celebration in 2018, the Society of the Sacred Heart commissioned a sculpture of Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne, which is permanently displayed in the Jubilee Prayer Garden of the Cathedral Basilica. This is a life-sized, seated sculpture of Philippine with a map on her lap. Philippine is depicted in her mid-40s, her age when she left France to come to America. Please stop by!