Guide to Graymoor Garrison
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 26 Mother Lurana House / Palace of Lady Poverty


Formerly called St. Elizabeth's Hospice, Mother Lurana House was built in 1937 for women who had reached "the sunset of life" and wished to spend their remaining years in a religious atmosphere. Today it is a day care center for senior citizens. Of note in the chapel, which seats 80, are stained glass panoramas of the Apostles and Franciscan Saints.
Tucked under the extended roof of the chapel sits the "Palace of Lady Poverty," a paint shack, where Fr. Paul lived some months after he first arrived at Graymoor in 1899. He named it so in honor of St. Francis, who referred to evangelical poverty as Lady Poverty.


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