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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: New City Presbyterian Church (formerly Drayton Avenue Presbyterian Church)

Studio Name: Willet Hauser Architectural Glass

City: Ferndale

Window Shape: 4 (rounded or rose window)

Date of Window: 1958

Subject/Title of Window: God the Holy Spirit

Brief Description of Subject: This is the last of three chancel windows that uses a symbol to represent a member of the Trinity, and set against a geometrical background that includes an eight pointed star --- symbol for the resurrection, rebirth, and new life, as Christ rose from the dead on the eighth day after entering Jerusalem. For this reason, baptismal fonts are usually octagonal in  shape.
In this window, God the Holy Spirit is symbolized with a descending dove. This symbol has its origin from John's coverage of the Baptism of Christ ---"I saw the Spirit descending from heaven like a dove," John 1:32 NKJV.
Lexan protection for this window was installed in 1987 by the Continental Glass Company of Minnesota.

Condition of Window: good

Height: 2'

Width: 2'

Type of Glass and Technique: Antique or Cathedral Glass

God the Holy Spirit
God the Holy Spirit

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