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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: Adrian Dominican Motherhouse-Holy Rosary Chapel , Madden Hall & Weber Center

Artist Name: Sister Helene O'Connor, OP

City: Adrian, MI

Window Shape: 5 (gothic arched, 2 vertical sections)

Subject/Title of Window: St. Thomas Aquinas

Brief Description of Subject: Doctor of the Church, 1225-1274 Finding of the Child Jesus in the Temple St. Thomas Aquinas is standing and clothed in the Dominican habit. He is holding a book close to his heart. The book is probably his most famous work The Summa Theologica. There is a large Host resting on his chest bordered by golden rays. At the bottom of the window Jesus is pictured in the Temple surrounded by the priests. He is listening to them and teaching them. The background of the window is orange. There is an orange border around the entire frame of the window with little dark blue triangles around the interior edges of the border. There are thirty-four triangles in the edges of the border.

Height: 110"

Width: 34"

Type of Glass and Technique: Opalescent Glass, Lead Came, Copper Foil

St. Thomas Aquinas
St. Thomas Aquinas

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