Mother Adelaide Hall
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Mother Adelaide Hall is the last building designed by the school's founder, who died in 1964 while it was under construction. The building's exterior stays true to California Mission-Style architecture, with its terracotta tile roof, bell tower, and imbedded ceramics. Ceramic tiles depicting the Lourdes Hymn and the coat of arms of Lourdes, France grace the south entrance. The south wall boasts a 10 foot-high chunk glass window portraying the Lourdes College seal.
The inside of the building contains numerous mosaics, roundels, and paintings including original watercolors by Mother Adelaide.
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Lesiak, Michaeline. Art Catalogue: Narrative in the Duns Scotus Library. Sylvania, OH: Sisters of St. Francis, 1986.
Warpeha, M. Justinian. Of Evergreens Rooted In Yellow Sand, a Profile of Venerable Mother M. Adelaide, Foundress of the Sisters of St. Francis of Sylvania, Ohio. Sylvania, OH: Sisters of St. Francis, 1967.