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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: St. Mary Catholic Church

City: Royal Oak

Window Shape: 3 (arched)

Subject/Title of Window: Queen of Angels

Brief Description of Subject: This clerestory window is one of 17 windows illuminating titles for the Virgin Mary found in the Litany of Loreto. The title pictured here is "Queen of Angels."
Pictured among other things are a crown (Queen) and sets of wings (angels). Was not able to interpret with any certainty what the artist intended.
The Blessed Virgin received the title "Queen" from the belief that when she was assumed into heaven she was crowned the "Queen of Heaven." As the Queen of heaven she is superior to all angels --- thus the title "Queen of Angels."

Height: 10'

Width: 4'

Queen of Angels
Queen of Angels
Queen of Angels outside
Queen of Angels outside

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