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

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Window

Building Name: All Saints Episcopal Church

Studio Name: Connick (Charles J.), Ltd.

City: Pontiac

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

Subject/Title of Window: Martha and Mary

Brief Description of Subject: Two types of Christian service are represented in this upper window at the north (Pike St.) side of the sanctuary by Martha and Mary, the sisters of Bethany. Martha, on the right lancet, symbolizes active work and Mary, on the left lancet, contemplative prayer and meditation.
"Now as they went on their way, he entered a certain village, where a woman named Martha welcomed him into her home. She has a sister named Mary, who sat at the Lord's feet and listened to what he was saying. But Martha was distracted by her many tasks; so she came to him and asked, 'Lord, do you not care that my sister has left me to do all the work by myself? Tell her then to help me.' But the Lord answered her, 'Martha, Martha, you are worried and distracted by many things; there is need of only one thing. Mary has chosen the better part, which will not be taken away from her..' (Luke 10:38-40)"

Inscriptions: In Memory of Emily May Burt


Height: ~55"

Width: ~54"

Type of Glass and Technique: Lead Came

Martha and Mary
Martha and Mary

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