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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: St. Paul's Episcopal Church

Studio Name: Payne Spiers Studio

City: Lansing

Window Shape: 6 (gothic arched, more than 2 vertical sections)

Date of Window: 1957

Subject/Title of Window: The Herrman Window

Brief Description of Subject: The Herrman Window was given in memory of Henry Herrman by his twin sons, Richard and Robert. It was dedicated on March 17, 1957. Fishers of men is the theme of this window, with St. Peter, a fisherman by trade, occupying the central lancet. He holds in his hands the keys of Heaven. Over his head is an inverted cross, the symbol of martyrdom. The side lancets portray St. Simon and St. Jude, both fishermen. Also shown are the symbols for St. Simon, a book topped by a fish, and for St. Jude, a carpenter's square. Other symbols of the sea include a boat, anchors, a ships wheel, and boat hook.

The Herrman Window
The Herrman Window

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