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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: St. John's Seminary

Studio Name: Detroit Stained Glass Works, The

City: Plymouth

Window Shape: 3 (arched)

Subject/Title of Window: St. James the Greater

Brief Description of Subject: The bottom portion of this window depicts St. James kneeling for his beheading. The center portion of the window depicts St. James wearing a green garment that represents hop and new life.  He is also wearing a pilgrim’s hat with symbolizes his martyrdom. The upper portion of the window depicts an upright sword, which represents James’s death. The scallop shell represents baptismal and has became St. James’s emblem.

St. James the Greater
St. James the Greater

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