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Building Name: Church of the Divine Child

Studio Name: Willet Hauser Architectural Glass

City: Dearborn

Window Shape: 2 (rectangle)

Date of Window: 1967

Subject/Title of Window: Risen Christ Meets the Two Women

Brief Description of Subject: This window depicts Matthew's version of Jesus appearing to the two Mary's after an angel by the tomb told them to tell the disciples the good news of the Resurrection of Jesus. Matthew identified the Mary's as "Mary Magdalene and the other Mary". It is widely believed the other Mary was St. Mary Cleophas -- the mother of Simon and James the Less.

Matt 28:8 -10 "So the woman hurried away from the tomb, afraid yet filled with joy, and ran to tell his disciples. Suddenly JESUS MET THEM. 'Greetings,' he said. THEY came to him, CLASPED HIS FEET AND WORSHIPPED HIM."

This is the third of a battery of 12 windows located along the wall of the Gospel side aisle. Comments from "Our Stained Glass Windows" by Aloys Frank Herman c.1970. These windows tell the progressive story of “Our Lord from his Resurrection to the Descent of the Holy Spirit upon the Apostles”.

These windows were designed by Jonathan Edwards as a free lance job for Willet Hauser Architectural Glass and installed in 1967.

Jonathan Edwards worked for Celtic Studios as a designer and glass painter. He also worked freelance for other studios and taught at Swansea College in Wales until the 1990's. His work is found mostly in churches across south Wales but can also be found in Canada and the United States.

Height: 59"

Width: 39"

Risen Christ Meets the Two Women
Risen Christ Meets the Two Women
Risen Christ Meets the Two Women, Willet Studio sketch
Risen Christ Meets the Two Women, Willet Studio sketch
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The Resurrection Battery Windows outside
The Resurrection Battery Windows outside

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