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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: 1947

Subject/Title of Window: The Ceeley Window

Brief Description of Subject: The Ceele Window was given in memory of Wesley Ceeley by his family. It was dedicated on March 16, 1947. St. Paul, the patron saint of this parish, fills the central lancet. Above his head is the Hand of God and over that the burning lamp of eternal life. At his feet is the Maltese cross of the Knights Templar. The right lancet shows St. Martin parting his cloak to give to the needy. Above his head is the whip, indicating martyrdom of the Saint, and below are a basin, pitcher, and towel, symbols of service to others. The left lancet shows St. Barnabas giving alms. Below is a basket of loaves and fishes, and above, an axe, spear, and stones, signifying his martyrdom. In the left kite above is the IHS, the sacred monogram, and in the right kite the XP (Chi Rho), these being the first letters in the Greek word meaning Christ.

The Ceeley Window
The Ceeley Window

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