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This portrait of Father Helias hangs at the entrance of the museum in the church basement at St. Francis Xavier Church in Taos.

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The father of Mid-Missouri

Born of Belgian aristocracy, Father Helias chose the wilds of the American frontier. He left behind fine clothes and beautiful homes for buffalo-hide coats, log cabins and sleeping along the trails.


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