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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: St. Joseph Oratory, formerly St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church

Studio Name: Detroit Stained Glass Works, The

City: Detroit

Window Shape: 4 (rounded or rose window)

Date of Window: 1873

Subject/Title of Window: The Seven Sacraments

Brief Description of Subject: The center roundel has bust of Christ holding bread as Eucharist, radiating lancets alternate with roundels, each roundel has bust of an angel holding a ribbon banner carrying the name of the sacrament.

Odd hours of clock have an angel with a banner with the name of a sacrament in Latin. The 7th Sacrament is the Eucharist which is represented by Christ in the center

Inscriptions: In banners, starting upper right: S. Penitentiae; S.Extr. Unctionis; Sacr. Baptismi; S. Confirmati; S. Ordinis; S. Matrimonium. C. Freierichs et Familiae
1 o'clock - PENITENIAE (Penance)
3 o'clock EXTR.UNTIONIS (Extreme Unction)
5 o'clock SACR. BAPTISMI (Baptism)
6 o'clock C. Friederichs et Familia
7 o'clock S. CONFIRMATIONIS (Confirmation)
9 o'clock S. ORDINIS (Holy Orders)
11 o'clock S. MATRIMONII (Matrimony)

Condition of Window: Fair

Height: 12' diameter

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

The Seven Sacraments
The Seven Sacraments
The Seven Sacraments
The Seven Sacraments

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