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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: First Presbyterian Church

City: Marshall

Window Shape: 3 (arched)

Date of Window: 1873

Subject/Title of Window: Descending Dove

Brief Description of Subject: The descending dove represents Christ’s gift of the Spirit to his church.  The cross with inlaid lilies point us to the death and resurrection of Jesus.

The largest stained glass window is located above the balcony. It contains a descending dove which represents the Holy Spirit, and a cross inlaid with lilies. This reminds us of the death and the resurrection of Christ. The lilies symbolize life springing forth from a seemingly dead mass, as the flower bursts forth from the bulb.

Condition of Window: Less than good

Height: 12'

Width: 30"

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

Descending Dove
Descending Dove

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