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

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Building Name: St. Mary's Catholic Church

Studio Name: Oidtmann (H.) Glass and Mosaic Studios

City: Grand Rapids

Window Shape: 5 (gothic arched, 2 vertical sections)

Date of Window: 1926

Subject/Title of Window: Holy Family at Nazareth-Finding Jesus-Looking for Jesus

Brief Description of Subject: Rosa mystica (Mystical Rose). A rose surrounded by leafs and branches.
The Holy Family at Nazareth: Luke 2:39-40. Mary (homemaker), Jesus (student), Joseph with tools.
Finding of Jesus in the Temple: Luke 2:41-52. Temple, priests, scrolls, and Jesus lecturing.
The Search for the Missing Child: Luke 2:41-52. Mary and Joseph asking villagers about the whereabouts of Jesus.

Designed by Dr. H. Oidtman. Installed by Herbert Gotzes, Inc., Chicago, IL.

Inscriptions: Rose mystica


Condition of Window: Good

Height: 17'

Width: 5'

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

Holy Family at Nazareth-Finding Jesus-Looking for Jesus
Holy Family at Nazareth-Finding Jesus-Looking for Jesus
Rosa mystica
Rosa mystica
Holy Family at Nazareth
Holy Family at Nazareth
Finding Jesus
Finding Jesus
Looking for Jesus
Looking for Jesus

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