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

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Window

Building Name: Cathedral of St. Paul

Studio Name: Willet Hauser Architectural Glass

City: Detroit

Window Shape: 3 (arched)

Date of Window: 1959

Subject/Title of Window: St. Joseph

Brief Description of Subject: This window tells the story from Matthew 1:19-21(KJV) --- "Then JOSEPH her husband, BEING A JUST MAN, and not willing to make her a public example, was minded to put her away privily. But while he thought on these things, behold, the angel of the Lord appeared unto him in a dream, saying Joseph, thou son of David, fear not to take unto thee Mary thy wife: for that which is conceived in her is of the Holy Ghost. And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sin."

At the top of the window is "the angel of the Lord" with a banner that has the inscription "Jesus". Joseph has a carpenter's square (profession) in his left hand and with his right hand he is holding onto a budding staff (chosen by God).

The predominant color of the window is blue, the favorite color of Joseph Clegg in whose memory this window was donated.

This window was designed by Marguerite Gaudin.

Inscriptions: to the Glory of God in loving memory of Joseph Clegg
Joseph Being a Just Man


Height: 7'

Width: 3'

Type of Glass and Technique: Antique or Cathedral Glass, Lead Came, Vitreous Paint, Silver Stain

St. Joseph
St. Joseph
St. Joseph, Willet Studio sketch
St. Joseph, Willet Studio sketch

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