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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: St. John Lutheran Church

Studio Name: City Glass Specialty Inc. of Fort Wayne, Ind.

City: Rochester

Window Shape: 2 (rectangle)

Date of Window: 1982

Subject/Title of Window: The Last Supper

Brief Description of Subject: The description of this aisle window was taken from a Church booklet on their windows made by City Glass Specialty.
"Christ at the upper table prays His greatest prayer for the souls reconciled to the Father through Him. The bowl, pitcher and towel recall His foot washing of the apostles. Also pictured are the eleven disciples, the broken bread and the chalice from the just concluded Holy Supper which was instituted that evening. A rayed heart with a cross on a shield symbolizes the 'Love Commandment' and the dove of peace on the other shield represents the presence of the Holy Spirit. The communion elements of bread and wine are symbolized on the ventilators as grain and grapes."
The pen and ink sketch was submitted to the Church by the maker for final approval or changes they may want before the construction of the window. In this case the Church wanted extensive changes.
The maker as well as the artist's signature is found at the bottom "City Glass Specialty  Steven V. Purdy  1982."

Height: 10'

Width: 8’8”

The Last Supper
The Last Supper
The Last Supper logo
The Last Supper logo
The Last Supper outside
The Last Supper outside
The Last Supper sketch
The Last Supper sketch

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