619 North Second Street, St. Charles, MO, 63301 / Cake artist: Megan Rieke


Born in France, Rose Phillippine Duchesne was sent to the United States at a young age. Her and her foundress, Madeleine-Sophie Barat, landed in New Orleans. They soon found their calling to St. Louis, where they resided in St. Charles. There she taught and helped open schools in the area. She stayed in St. Charles until her death in 1852. She was beatified by Pope Pius XII in 1940, and was canonized by Pope John Paul II in 1988.

Photo courtesy of stl250

Cake placement date: March 19

Where is the cake now?: The cake was sold in the biddingforgood auction for $455 on 1/1/2015.

Official website

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *