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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: St. Mary's Church

Studio Name: Emil Frei Associates, Inc.

City: Adrian

Window Shape: 3 (arched)

Date of Window: 1871

Subject/Title of Window: Music Window (King David, Pope Gregory, Jubal-St. Cecelia

Brief Description of Subject: Large window-Three sections with a figure in each.  All are people related to Music.  Jubal the father of musicians from the Old Testament.  King David of the Psalms and Gregory of Gregorian chant.  The rose window that caps it is St. Cecelia patron of Music.

This is the largest window in the church composed of three panels crowned by a rose window. It too is thought to be an original window dating to 1871. The Rose Window at the top depicts St. Cecilia sitting at an orgn. She is the patron Saint of Musicians. Her name appears also to clearly identify her. In the larger portion of the window in the left panel we see King David with harp in hand. Above him is the star of David. He is identified in the panel beneath his feet as David Rex. The Middle panel shows St. Gregory seated in Peter's chair with book in hand on which he is writing music. He is known for the Gregorian Chant. Above his head is the Holy Spirit in the form of a Dove. His name appears below his footstool. The right panel contains the picture of Jubal the father of musicians from the Old Testament. He holds a horn in one hand and a scroll in the other. On the scroll is written "1 MOS 4 21". Which tells where to find him in scripture. His name also appears below his picture.

Inscriptions: St. Cecilia
David Rex
St. Gregory
In Memory of John and Ellen Ryan

Condition of Window: Good

Height: 18-20'

Width: 8'2"

Type of Glass and Technique: Antique or Cathedral Glass, Lead Came

Music Window - St. Cecilia, King David, Pope Gregory, Jubal
Music Window - St. Cecilia, King David, Pope Gregory, Jubal
Music Window - King David, Pope Gregory, Jubal
Music Window - King David, Pope Gregory, Jubal
Music Window - St. Cecelia
Music Window - St. Cecelia

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