Venerable Philippine Duchesne

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Author: G.E.M.
Published: 1914
Language: English
Wordcount: 14,493 / 49 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 53.5
LoC Categories: BL, CT
Downloads: 375
Added to site: 2010.04.29
mnybks.net#: 27523
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Religion
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y brave and Bishop Dubourg could not but admire the valiant spirit and the cheerfulness of all.

But the establishment at St. Charles was only a temporary arrangement to last for one year; and, as the house that was building at Florissant was not yet ready when the lease expired, Bishop Dubourg gave them the use of his farm near that village during the interval of waiting, with the log house upon it built by the consecrated hands of the bishop himself and of his heroic fellow missionaries. Toward the middle of September, 1819, followed by the intense regrets of the Abbe Richard, Cure of St. Charles, and by the tears of the children of the free school, Mother Duchesne moved to the farm which had been thus placed at her disposal. The boarders, now increased to about twenty, accompanied them to their new home. Here one room and a garret was all that the nuns had for themselves and their pupils; but they had also a poor little chapel, where they were able to keep Him, who was the source of all their strengt

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