- The monastery functioned as a leprosarium and Juliana served there as a canoness until ousted during a conflict with townspeople.
- Now leprosariums have been built to help lepers to live normal lives with other able-bodied people.
- Pressed to choose the most challenging and rewarding location, he cites the San Pablo leprosarium in the middle of the Amazon.
- Mont-Cornillon was the site of a leprosarium and monastery under the Rule of Saint Augustine, just outside the city walls of Liege.
- The white nuns who run the leprosarium insist that the entire staff wear rubber gloves when dealing with the mestizo patients.