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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: Our Lady Queen of Apostles Catholic Church

Studio Name: Willet Hauser Architectural Glass

City: Hamtramck

Window Shape: 3 (arched)

Date of Window: 1951

Subject/Title of Window: The Six Days of Creation

Brief Description of Subject: This window, located in the ambulatory, illuminates the six days of creation as found in Genesis 1. All quotes from the NRSVCE Bible.
Top Scene: The first four days.
Day 1: "In the beginning, when God created the heavens and the earth, the earth was formless and void and darkness covered the face of the deep ... Then God said, 'Let there be light.' "
Day 2: "And God said, 'Let there be a dome.' ... God called the dome Sky."
Day 3: "And God said, 'Let the waters under the sky be gathered together into one place, and let the dry land appear. ... Let the earth put forth vegetation.' "
Day 4: "And God said, 'Let there be lights in the dome of the sky to separate the day from the night.' God made two lights --- the greater light to rule the day and the lesser light to rule the night."
Middle Scene, Day 5: "And God said, 'Let the waters bring forth swarms of living creatures, and let birds fly above the earth across the dome of the sky.' "
Bottom Scene, Day 6: "And God said, 'Let the earth bring forth living creatures of every kind: cattle and creeping things and wild animals of the earth of every kind.' ... Then God said, 'Let us make humankind in our image, according to our likeness; and let them have domination over the fish of the sea, and over the birds of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the wild animals of the earth, and over every creeping thing that creeps the earth.' "
This window was donated in memory of Joseph Filip.

Inscriptions: In Memory Of Joseph Filip

Height: 5'

Width: 1'

The Six Days of Creation
The Six Days of Creation
The First 4 Days
The First 4 Days
Day 5
Day 5
Day 6
Day 6

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