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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: Silent Night Memorial Chapel / Bronner's Christmas Wonderland

City: Frankenmuth

Window Shape: 3 (arched)

Date of Window: 1992

Subject/Title of Window: Stille Nacht, Heilige Nacht

Brief Description of Subject: Rounded arched window, depicting the Holy Family. St. Joseph and Our Lady bend over the sleeping Christ Child. Above center picture are the first two bars of Silent Night, below it the last two, in German. "Stille nacht, heilige nacht", and "Jesus der Retter ist da!"
Designed by Connie Larsen and made by Kathy Chesney. Window is made with cathedral glass, and is not made with lead came, but with "brass or copper alloy". While the chapel is a replica of the Silent Night Memorial Chapel in Oberndorf, Austria, the windows are original to the Frankenmuth replica. Protected on exterior by glass since installation.

Condition of Window: good

Height: approx. 112 in

Width: approx 36 in

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


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