Prepping, Packing & Panhandling

July 15, 1817 to February 8, 1818


Having obtained the long awaited permission to become a missionary to the New World, Lesson Two focuses on preparing, packing, raising the funds for the journey, and bidding farewell to family, friends, and France.

Lesson 2 resources common to all grade levels. Choose one or more to share with your students.

Prayer by St-Rose Philippine  Duchesne.pdf


Packing List For The New World.pptx

Philippine Packing List.pdf

Truly a Treasure Ciborium-St-Louis Review.pdf


Lesson Two Primary Sources.pdf

Lesson Two Important Dates.pdf

Lesson Two Timeline Quotes.pdf


Companions of Philippine Duchesne on the Rebecca.pdf







1818.2.28 Handwritten Letter from Philippine to Barat.pdf

Letter 2-18-1818 Read Aloud in French


Letter 2-18-18-18 Read Aloud in English

Lettre-89-2-28-1818-English--Translation-by-Louise-Déchelette Lauricella .pdf

Lettre-89 2-28-1818 English Translation by RSCJ.pdf


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