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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: Arcadia United Methodist Church

Artist Name: M. Sue Waltz

City: Arcadia

Window Shape: 2 (rectangle)

Subject/Title of Window: Symbols of Christianity

Brief Description of Subject: In circles are symbols of christianity. The Bible, the crown on a cross, communion, and his blessing (hand reaching down). The colors behind the circles represents various things. The red represents faith, charity and martyrdom, yellow represents power and glory, blue represents hope and sincerity and faith, green represents triumph over death and purple represents royal, suffering and endurance.

Type of Glass and Technique: Opalescent Glass, Antique or Cathedral Glass, Copper Foil

Symbols of Christianity
Symbols of Christianity

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