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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: Jesus and Peter

Brief Description of Subject: Window depicts John 21:15-18 "When they had finished eating, Jesus said to Simon Peter, 'Simon son of John, do you love me more than these?' "Yes Lord' he said, ' you know that I love you.' Jesus said, 'FEED MY LAMBS.'

Again Jesus said, 'Simon, son of John, do you love me?' He answered, 'Yes, Lord, you know that I love you.' Jesus said, 'TAKE CARE OF MY SHEEP.'

The third time he said to him, 'Simon, son of John, do you love me?' Peter was hurt because Jesus asked him the third time, 'Do you love me?' He said 'Lord, you know all things; you know that I love you.' Jesus said, 'FEED MY SHEEP.'"

Comments from "Our Stained Glass Windows" c. 1970 "Christ appears to St. Peter and confers upon him the first papacy. He utters the famous words 'Feed my lambs, feed my sheep.' This thought is nicely portrayed by the treatment of the lambs and sheep as they are incorporated into the design of the panel."

This is the ninth 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"

Jesus and Peter
Jesus and Peter
Jesus and Peter, Willet Studio sketch
Jesus and Peter, Willet Studio sketch
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