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

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Window

Building Name: Church of the Divine Child

Studio Name: Willet Hauser Architectural Glass

City: Dearborn

Window Shape: 2 (rectangle)

Subject/Title of Window: Eucharist 7-Sanctuary

Brief Description of Subject: This is the seventh of 9 such sanctuary windows symbolically depicting the Eucharist.

In legend, the flesh of a peacock was considered incorruptible. Seen in this window are two peacocks drinking from a Eucharistic chalice; this image  appeared on early Church mosaics and has been popular every since. It symbolizes eternal life through the Eucharist. Also seen in this window is a Tau-Rho cross -- a standard symbol for the Eucharist.

The window was conceived by a master stained glass designer, Marguirite Gaudin of Willet Hauser Architectural Glass.

Comments from "Our Stained Glass Windows" c. 1970 " focusing our attention on the north and south walls of the sanctuary, we raise our eyes to the small square windows. These delightful little gems bearing in themselves the symbols of the Blessed Sacrament. A different symbol is designed in each little window, beautifully executed and sparkling with life."

Height: 24"

Width: 24"

Eucharist 7-Sanctuary
Eucharist 7-Sanctuary
Eucharist 7-Sanctuary, Willet Studio sketch
Eucharist 7-Sanctuary, Willet Studio sketch
Three Epistle Side Sacrament windows, outside
Three Epistle Side Sacrament windows, outside

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