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Old St. Ferdinand Shrine

Established as a parish in 1789, St. Ferdinand served the community in a log church until the original portion of the existing church was built in 1820. St. Rose Phillipine Duchesne, beatified as the fourth saint in the U.S., lived in St. Ferdinand’s convent 1819-1827 and 1834-1840. Open for tours Su 1-4pm, Apr-Oct, and by appointment. Gift shop open Sa 9am-noon & Su 1-4pm.


1 Rue St Francois
Florissant, MO 63031
United States