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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: St. Florian Catholic Church

City: Hamtramck

Window Shape: 2 (rectangle)

Subject/Title of Window: Advent

Brief Description of Subject: Description: The sacristy windows are important days celebrated throughout the Liturgical year. In the Christian Faith the year begins with Advent which is always celebrated on the nearest Sunday to the feast of St. Andrew which is November 30th. A priest's hand is seen on a book opened to a page with the words "St. Andrew" and a picture of a man on an "X" shaped cross -- which is the attribute of St. Andrew. There are 4 Sundays before Christmas and pictured are 4 lit candles; each Sunday one of those candles was lit so by the Sunday before Christmas all 4 will be lit. A 5th candle is seen as a cross and will be lit on Christmas. The trumpets announce the coming of the Lord.

Inscriptions: ADVENT

Height: ~6.5'

Width: 18"

Advent/Immaculate Conception outside
Advent/Immaculate Conception outside

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