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Window of the Month
Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: Orchard Lake Community Church, Presbyterian

City: Orchard Lake

Window Shape: 6 (gothic arched, more than 2 vertical sections)

Subject/Title of Window: Old Rose Window; Sacraments

Brief Description of Subject: Gothic arched window, mostly transparent, with top arch above three other arches. The top arch incorporates an old rose window. The rose window is from 1874. Outermost circle composed of fleurs-de-lys. Center has "an oval sunburst of color", with a banner reading "I Am the Way, the Truth, and the Life." Three lower arches were added in 1991, when this window was moved to the Columbarium. Left represents Holy Baptism, with Holy Spirit in form of Dove descending on a hand holding water. Right represents Holy Communion, and features a chalice filled with grapes and ears of wheat. Center window show an open book at bottom, above which are three hexagonal medallions in a triangle. Bottom right: cross. Bottom left: fire. Top: hands folded in prayer.
The new parts of the window were designed by the Rev. Mr. Phillip Hazelton, then pastor of the church. Intended to match the style and compliment the colors of the rose window.

Old Rose Window; Sacraments
Old Rose Window; Sacraments
Old Rose Window
Old Rose Window
Baptism; Communion
Baptism; Communion

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