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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: Our Shepherd Lutheran Church

Studio Name: Loire (Gabriel) Studios

City: Birmingham

Window Shape: 2 (rectangle)

Date of Window: 1969

Subject/Title of Window: Prayer

Brief Description of Subject: Fourth in a group of seven four paneled windows, designed by Gabriel Loire, positioned along the eastern wall of the nave. According to this Church, "each window depicts a particular part of our walk with God.
The Church titles this window "Prayer."
Church interpretation: "This window centers about the topic of prayer. Folded hands, with lines stretching upward, symbolize the Christians' confidence and trust in God as he sends his petitions winging to the throne of grace."
Donated in memory of her beloved husband, Herman Dishman Sr., by Mrs. Geraldine Dishman.

Condition of Window: Good

Height: 7’3”

Width: 12’ 8”

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

Prayer close-up
Prayer close-up
Prayer outside
Prayer outside
Prayer, Loire Studio sketch
Prayer, Loire Studio sketch

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