In 1940, T. Gavan Duffy asked a question about Philippine Duchesne:
Duffy answered the question himself:
We have learned . . .
the value of a steadfast purpose;
the success of failure
and the unimportance of our standards of success;
the power of grace released by deep, divine desires
and simple duty daily done.
In 2018, as we come to the end of the Year of Prayer, we make that question our own:
What have we learned from her?