|1320 Route 9|
New York USA
Postal Code: 10524
Phone: (845) 424-3671
|Cemetery notes and/or description:|
The Graymoor Spiritual Life Center is located at 1320 Route 9 in Garrison, NY, five miles north of Peekskill, NY, and 13 miles south of I-84. Take MetroNorth's Hudson River Line from Grand Central (or 125th Street) to Peekskill, taxi from Peekskill to Graymoor
Turn up the drive at the roadside crucifix and pass the sisters cemetery and the thrift shop Turn right on St Josephs Way driving past the baseball and soccer fields. as the road bears left the cemetery is on the right.
The Franciscan Friars of the Atonement cemetery is located on the spacious grounds of Graymoor Spiritual Life Center in a peaceful verdant corner adjacent to the Appalachian Trail.In this cemetery are the remains of the friars and the homeless men of St Christopher's Inn.
On December 15, 1898, Fr. Paul James Francis Wattson, an Episcopal priest, and Sister Lurena White made the first foundation at Graymoor (the Dimond House at Garrison, New York) of the Society of the Atonement, comprising Franciscan Friars and Franciscan Sisters of the Atonement.