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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: The Deacon Reads the Gospel

Brief Description of Subject: The bottom portion of the window depicts the deacon chanting the Gospel while the subdeacon holds the Lectionary and the priest is in the background with arms folded. The center portion of the window depicts the deacon holding the book of Gospels, that he will read.  The upper portion of the window depicts an open book with a red stole draped over it. The stole represents the deacon’s vestament and the book is the Gospel.

The Deacon Reads the Gospel
The Deacon Reads the Gospel

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