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St. Paul's Catholic Church, Onaway, Michigan: artists Peter and Christel Brahm

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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: Christ Appears to Apostles Except Thomas

Brief Description of Subject: Window depicts material from John 20:19-20, 24 "When therefore it was evening, on the first day of the week, and when the doors were shut where THE DISCIPLES were, for fear of the Jews, JESUS CAME and stood in their midst and said to them 'Peace be with you'. And when he had said this  HE SHOWED THEM BOTH HIS HANDS ....  but Thomas, one of the twelve, called Didymus, was not with them when Jesus came."

Comments from "Our Stained Glass Windows" c.1970 "The design of this window is interesting in its manner of fitting all the apostles into it. To do so it was necessary to make them very small and place them well into the background. Christ is brought to the foreground and appears large as a result."

This is the fifth 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"

Christ Appears to Apostles Except Thomas
Christ Appears to Apostles Except Thomas
Christ Appears to Apostles Except Thomas, Willet Studio sketch
Christ Appears to Apostles Except Thomas, Willet Studio sketch
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