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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: Redford Avenue Presbyterian Church

City: Detroit

Window Shape: 2 (rectangle)

Date of Window: 1956

Subject/Title of Window: Parables of Christ

Brief Description of Subject: Rectangular window in eight panels, depicting parables told by Our Lord.
Left side, bottom: The House Built on the Rock is unharmed buy the storms which are destroying the House Built on the Sand. Lower center: The woman has found her lost coin. With broom in hand and lit candle on table, she calls to three of her friends to rejoice with her. Upper center: The Prodigal Son, having returned, embraces his father. At left, the other son sulks. At right is shown the fatted calf. Top: The Good Samaritan mounts the Jewish victim of the robbers on his donkey to take him to the inn, shown bottom right.
Right side, bottom: The rich man feasts, ignoring Lazarus the beggar, whose sores are being licked by dogs. Lower center: The sower sows his seed. The birds of the air eat some, the sun scorches others, and some fall on good soil and bring forth a hundredfold. Upper center: The Pharisee stands at left, praying in front of a smoking censer and pointing scornfully to the publican, who kneels, head bowed, at right. Top: Our Lord as the Good Shepherd.
Window made by Marguerite Gaudin, of Willet Studios, Philadelphia, PA. Protected on outside by glass since installation.

Condition of Window: fair, some sagging

Height: 8 ft 4 in

Width: 5 ft 3 in

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

Parable Window
Parable Window
Parable Window - Cartoon
Parable Window - Cartoon

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