Chapel tucked away in State Capitol corridor

A skylight seems to pour celestial light into the State Capitol chapel, or meditation room, during the legislative session. No one seems to remember when it came into existence. Photo by Jourdan Moschitta.

By Jourdan Moschitta

BATON ROUGE — The Louisiana State Capitol is filled with tales, tall and otherwise, that not only keep the state’s sense of history alive but also provide space for imaginations to run wild.

One of the mysteries within the walls of the Statehouse is on the ground floor, in a corridor separating the House and Senate committee rooms, in a small box-like room marked with a large cross on the wall, an altar and a kneeler.

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