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Saint Joseph Abbey + Seminary College breaks ground on first new building in 50 years

VergesRome Architects, Pere Rouquette Library, Saint Joseph Abbey + Seminary CollegeOn February 27, 2016, Saint Joseph Abbey + Seminary College broke ground on its first new building in more than half a century, the Pere Rouquette Library.

Once completed, the three-story library, named after Father Adrien Rouquette, the first native-born Louisianian to be ordained to the priesthood, will encompass approximately 18,000 square feet to include space for a 45,000-volume book collection, support offices, collaboration clusters, computer stations, storage, tech centers, classroom and other service areas to support the operations.

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