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Adrian Dominican Motherhouse-Holy Rosary Chapel , Madden Hall & Weber Center
1257 East Siena Heights Drive
Adrian, Michigan 49221
Lenawee County
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Construction: 1905-1907

Architect: Peter Dedrichs

Architect’s City: Detroit

Date of Alterations: 1999-2003

Architect of Alterations: Di Clemente, Siegel Design, Inc.

Alterations Architect’s City: Southfield

Floor Plan Sketch: Download

Archival Sources: 1) "Our Ornamental Windows," by Sr. Helene O'Connor 2) Biography of Sr. Helene O'Connor by Sr. Mary Philip Ryan 3) Letters from Sr. Mary Philip Ryan 4) 1 half sheet with chapel history 5) monograph, "Our Ornamental Windows" by Helene O'Connor in In Between 6) Pamplet, "History and Mission" (2004) 7) "Rite of Dedication of Holy Rosary Chapel" program (2003). 8) 1 page letter from Sister Therese M. Haggerty, OP to Betty MacDowell, 3/5/2008 9) 1, 56 page 5” x 9” color booklet, “Holy Rosary Chapel Adrian Dominican Sisters”. Descirbes stained glas windows. 10) 1 5” x 7” black and white glossy photograph of Sister Helene O’Connor, OP working on a clay sculpture. 11) 1 page letter from Betty MacDowell to Sister Therese M. Haggerty, OP on 9/14/2006 12) 1 page printout of email from Therese Haggerty to Betty MacDowell, 3/10/2008 13) 1 page color photocopy of newspaper article from The Daily Telegram, Adrian, Michigan, 8/16/2003: “Relgion, Renovated Dominican chapel dedicated” by Jennifer Burd. 14) 1 page note from Therese Haggerty to Betty MacDowell, 9/24/2003 15) 1 20 page, 8 1/2” x 11” color program “Rite of Dedication of Holy Rosary Chapel Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary August 15, 2003”. 16) 28 page color photocopy of “Holy Rosary Chapel History & Renovation”

Building Notes: for number of pictorial windows - see forms; for number of pictorial windows - multiple buildings

Window of the Month August 2000
Dominican Motherhouse
MSGC: 1992.0048

Census Coordinator:
Sr. Mary Carola Parks
Building image by Barbara Krueger (marked)

Artist Name:
Sister Helene O'Connor, OP

Studio Name
Schmitt (Conrad) Studios
Munich Stained Glass Studio
Studio Angelico
Zettler (F. X.) Studios

St. Catherine de Ricci
St. Catherine of Siena
St. Antoninus of Florence
St. Albert the Great
St. Thomas Aquinas
St. Louis Bertrand
Beveled Glass
Side Door
chapel side window
Agony in the Garden
An Angel
Cross and Crown
Cross and flower
Cross and Star
Crown and Star
Crowning Jesus with Thorns
Dominican Shield and Motto
Finding of Jesus in the Temple
Guardian Angel
Jesus and the Children
Jesus meets Mary
Jesus the Good Shepherd
non pictorial
Presentation of Jesus in the Temple
Scourging of Jesus at the Pillar
St. Agnes of Monte Policiano
St. Aloysius and St. Robert Bellarmine
St. Antonius
St. Catherine of Alexandria
St. Catherine of Ricci
St. Catherine of Siena
St. Dominic Guzman
St. Hyacinth
St. John of Cologne
St. Louis Bertrand
St. Margaret Mary and the Sacred Heart
St. Peter and Jesus
St. Pius V
St. Raymund of Penafort
St. Rose of Lima
St. Thomas Aquinas
St. Thomas Aquinas
St. Vincent Ferrer
St. Peter of Verona
The Assumption
The Coronation of Mary Queen of Heaven
The Crucifixion of Jesus
The Good Shepherd
The Madonna of the Chair