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

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Building Name: Holy Redeemer Church

Studio Name: Omnibus Studios

Artist Name: Richard E. Hanley

City: Jenison

Window Shape: 2 (rectangle)

Date of Window: 1997

Subject/Title of Window: The Resurrection

Brief Description of Subject: Because the butterfly emerges from what appears to be death in the chrysalis it is a symbol of the Resurrection of Christ. In this window we see various flowers native to our area. Each symbolizes an aspect of our Christian Faith. The Iris is called “Sword Lily” which is an allusion to the sorrow of the Virgin at the Passion of Christ. Depicted in the foreground are violets, which are a symbol of humility. Tulips, which are one of the first flowers to emerge in the spring, symbolize the prudent and watchful servant. Because the Resurrection of Christ is at the center of our faith this Easter window is centered in this group of windows.

The Resurrection
The Resurrection

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