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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: Holy Name Church

Studio Name: Detroit Stained Glass Works, The

City: Birmingham

Window Shape: 2 (rectangle)

Date of Window: 1955

Subject/Title of Window: Holy Communion #1

Brief Description of Subject: This is the first of three windows, located high up on the epistle side of the sanctuary, that symbolizes the sacrament of Holy Communion. Pictured here are a bunch of grapes and stalks of wheat.
The bunches of grapes symbolize the wine which will become the Blood of Christ used in the sacrament of Holy Communion.
The wheat stalks symbolize the bread which will become the Body of Christ used in the sacrament of Holy Communion.

This window was designed by Margaret Bouchez Cavanaugh when she worked at the Detroit Stained Glass Works.

Condition of Window: Good

Height: 20"

Width: 36"

Holy Communion #1
Holy Communion #1

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