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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: Central United Methodist Church

Studio Name: Willet Hauser Architectural Glass

City: Waterford

Window Shape: 2 (rectangle)

Date of Window: 1961

Subject/Title of Window: Window of Missions

Brief Description of Subject: This window presents three aspects of the mission that followed in response to Christ’s teaching and resurrection. In the top panel is a fish impaled on a boat hook which is a symbol for the apostle Simon. The scene below this shows the resurrected Christ appearing before his apostles and exhorting them to teach in all nations in the name of God. Near the feet of Christ is a escallop shell with three drops of water which signifies the baptism. Below this is a descent of the dove of the Holy Spirit upon the faithful gathered together at the Pentecost. Tongues of flame which appear over each of their heads signifies the presence of the Holy Spirit. Below this is a vine which represents Christ’s Holy Church. At the bottom Peter and John carry on Christ’s work by healing the Cripple.

Condition of Window: Good

Height: 19’

Width: 3 1/2’

Type of Glass and Technique: Slab or Faceted Glass (Dalle de Verre)

Window of Missions
Window of Missions

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