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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: Heaton, Butler & Bayne

City: Detroit

Window Shape: 3 (arched)

Date of Window: 1923

Subject/Title of Window: St. Paul Imprisoned

Brief Description of Subject: The inscription and scene comes from Paul's second letter to Timothy 4:9-12 (NIV). Paul is under house arrest in Rome and expects that his days are numbered. At the end of the letter, Paul writes some personal remarks addressed to Timothy --- "Do your best to come to me quickly, for Demas, because he loved this world, has deserted me and has gone to Thessalonica. Crescens has gone to Galatia, and Titus to Dalmatia. ONLY LUKE IS WITH ME. Get Mark and bring him with you, because he is helpful to me in my ministry. I sent Tychicus to Ephesus. When you come, bring the cloak that I left with Carpus at Troas, and my scrolls, especially the parchments."

St. Luke is pictured in the left lancet. He worked as a doctor, and legend has it that he painted a portrait of the Virgin Mary. He was converted by St. Paul and had accompanied him on many of his travels. Luke's attributes that are seen here include an apothecary jar and an easel. Also in the left lancet is a lit oil lamp which symbolizes the presence of God.

A seated St. Paul, under guard, is seen in the right lancet acknowledging the presence of Luke.

Inscriptions: Only Luke Is With Me
McCarroll Hudson


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

St. Paul Imprisoned
St. Paul Imprisoned
St. Luke
St. Luke
Name under St. Luke
Name under St. Luke
St. Paul
St. Paul
Name under St. Paul
Name under St. Paul

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