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

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Window

Building Name: St. Josaphat Church

Studio Name: Detroit Stained Glass Works, The

City: Detroit

Window Shape: 3 (arched)

Subject/Title of Window: Apostle

Brief Description of Subject: Note: the Church at some time in the past put a plaque under the window identifying it as the apostle "Philip". Philip's attributes are loaves and fishes, tau symbol and basket, cross and carpenter's square, patriarchal cross and spear, long staff and spear, tau cross and book, dragon, and stones. I don't see any of these here. I do see an axe. An axe is associated with Simon, Matthew (usually a halberd), and Matthias (usually a halberd).

Window description: An apostle with a book in his right hand symbolizing he preached the Word of God. In his left hand is an axe -- instrument of his martyrdom.

Height: ~10.75'

Width: ~3.33'

Apostle
Apostle
Apostle
Apostle
Apostle close-up
Apostle close-up

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