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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: St. Florian Catholic Church

Studio Name: Kase, J.M. Glass Company

City: Hamtramck

Window Shape: 3 (arched)

Date of Window: 1928

Subject/Title of Window: St. Adalbert

Brief Description of Subject: Description: Window is one of 7 in Chancel of the most important Polish saints. The windows are designed to let in lots of light. In the canopy on a shield is a descending dove -- symbolizing the Holy Spirit. St. Adalbert was once a  Bishop of Prague. Later, while on a missionary trip to convert Poles and Prussian to Christianity he was killed by them with lances. Thus he is pictured costumed as a bishop holding lances. I do not recognize the symbol on his right hand.

Inscriptions: Sw. Wojciech
Translation: There is no English name for the Polish name

Height: 30'

Width: 8'

St. Adalbert
St. Adalbert
St. Adalbert close-up
St. Adalbert close-up
St. Adalbert top
St. Adalbert top

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