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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: St. Catherine of Siena

City: Portage

Window Shape: 2 (rectangle)

Subject/Title of Window: East Window

Brief Description of Subject: The East window of the chapel portrays the Ark of the Covenant, a sign of the ancient friendship between God and Israel. Mary, the New Ark, stands with outstretched hands inviting us to participate in God’s covenant offered to us through her Son. She is clothed in the traditional medieval dark blue mantle of holiness. The twelve stars surrounding her head form a crown proclaiming her to be the woman of the book of Revelation. Mary carried the New Covenant within her just as the ark of the Covenant carried the old written law in stone.

East Window
East Window

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