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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: 3 (arched)

Subject/Title of Window: Trinity Sunday

Brief Description of Subject: Each sacristy window contains symbols of the most important days celebrated throughout the liturgical year which starts with Advent. This is the 13th window in this series and contains symbols that illustrate the Christian doctrine of the Trinity which is celebrated on the first Sunday after Pentecost. The doctrine of the TRINITY states that there is only one God but who exists as three separate persons -- the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost. The symbol for the FATHER is a triangle inscribed with the Greek letters Omicron, Omega, Nu which stand for God's answer to Moses's question in Exodus 3:14 Who are you? God answered "I am that I am". The SON is symbolized with a crown inscribed with a Tau - Rho cross (one of the oldest symbols for the Resurrection). The HOLY SPIRIT is symbolized by a dove --- Matt 3:16 "The Holy Spirit descended like a dove". The symbols for the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit are united by a red oval thus illustrating the doctrine of the Trinity -- three separate persons in one God.

Inscriptions: TRINITY

Height: ~6.5'

Width: 18"


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