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

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Building Name: Cathedral of St. Paul

Studio Name: Lamb (J. and R.) Co.

City: Detroit

Window Shape: 3 (arched)

Date of Window: 1979

Subject/Title of Window: South Clerestory Bay 2-Second Day

Brief Description of Subject: Clerestory Windows

Themes for the windows are chosen from the Old Testament. On the south side, the six days of the Creation are interpreted symbolically, beginning at the back of the nave and progressing from darkness to light as the days lead our eyes toward the high altar.

The Second Day. Firmament in the Midst of the Waters

Gen 1:6-8 Then God said, "Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters." Thus God made the firmament, and divided the waters which were under the firmament from the waters which were above the firmament; and it was so. And God called the firmament Heaven. So the evening and the morning were the second day.

Donna Swanson Taylor, formerly of Detroit won our national competition held in 1975 for the design of the 36 clerestory windows. She will assist in their construction at the J. & R. Lamb Studios in New Jersey, the company selected to execute and install the windows. Taylor is an accomplished musician as well as a professional artist and teacher.

South Clerestory Bay 2-Second Day
South Clerestory Bay 2-Second Day

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