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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: St. Alphonsus Catholic Church

Studio Name: Tyrolese Art Glass Company

City: Dearborn

Window Shape: 2 (rectangle)

Subject/Title of Window: Matthew and Luke

Brief Description of Subject: The winged-man (sometimes an angel) represents the Gospel writer Matthew. His account includes the genealogy of Jesus's human family and describes Jesus's human birth. Christians are to remember the human nature of Christ.

The winged-ox or bull represents the Gospel writer Luke. The ox represents service and stength and was an animal used in religious sacrifices. Luke's account emphasizes the passion and death of Jesus, reminding Christians that following Christ will involve service, suffering, and sacrifice.

Inscriptions: Made in Austria

Height: 58”

Width: 16”

Type of Glass and Technique: Antique or Cathedral Glass, Enamel Paint, Lead Came

Matthew and Luke
Matthew and Luke

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