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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: Last Supper-Melchizek’s Sacrifice- Abraham’s Test of Faith

Brief Description of Subject: St. John. The bust of St. John is depicted with an eagle on his shoulder.
The Last Supper: Matthew 26:17-35, Mark 14:12-31, Luke 22:1-38, I Corinthians 11:23-26. Jesus with twelve apostles (institution of the Holy Eucharist).
The Sacrifice of Melchizedech: Genesis 14:18ff., cf. also references in the New Testament, the letter to the Hebrews, chapters 5-7. King Melchizedech offering bread and wine to Abraham and travelers.
The Sacrifice of Abraham: Genesis 22. Angel holding back Abraham's knife with Issac on an altar, ram in bush.


Panels have Gothic Filigree design above and below each scene. The scenes go chronologically from bottom to top.
Designed by Dr. H. Oidtman. Installed by Herbert Gotzes, Inc., Chicago, IL.

Condition of Window: Good

Height: 23'

Width: 5'

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

Last Supper-Melchizedek’s Sacrifice- Abraham’s Test of Faith
Last Supper-Melchizedek’s Sacrifice- Abraham’s Test of Faith
St. John
St. John
Last Supper
Last Supper
Melchizedek’s Sacrifice
Melchizedek’s Sacrifice
Abraham’s Test of Faith
Abraham’s Test of Faith
Apse Overview
Apse Overview

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