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

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Building Name: All Saints Episcopal Church

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

City: Pontiac

Window Shape: 4 (rounded or rose window)

Subject/Title of Window: St. Paul

Brief Description of Subject: The life and work of St. Paul are represented in the lancets and rose of this window at the west end of the nave. The central lower lancet depicts the saint holding a sword pointed down, a symbol of his martyrdom. At the left are scenes of his conversion and preaching at Athens; at the right are depictions of his voyage to Rome as a prisoner and his preaching while in Rome. The rose above holds ten circular scenes that portray his acts of healing and preaching. At its center is an open Bible inscribed “Spiritus Gladius” and a sword to symbolize the Word of God as “the sword of the spirit.” Twelve surrounding flames represent the saint’s twelve Epistles.

St. Paul
St. Paul

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