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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: Chapel in the Woods; Starr Commonwealth

Studio Name: Burnham (W. H.) Studios

City: Albion

Window Shape: 2 (rectangle)

Date of Window: 1950

Subject/Title of Window: The Baptism of Jesus

Brief Description of Subject: "In those days Jesus came from Nazareth of Galilee, and was baptized by John in the Jordan. And when he came up out of the water, immediately he saw the heavens opened and the Spirit descending upon him like a dove; and a voice came from heaven, 'Thou are my beloved Son, with thee I am well pleased.'" Mark 1

Jesus stands in the water. His hands are clasped in prayer. Saint John pours the baptismal water upon the head of Jesus. The dove, representing the Holy Spirit, is descending from heaven. A stream of light falls upon Jesus.

The ripple of water, the flowers, shrubs and the rusches edging the river make the lower portion of this window a distinctive study in design.

From "May All Who Enter This Chapel-in-the-Woods Rejoice and Be Exceeding Glad in The Love of Jesus Christ Our Lord," by Starr Commonwealth For Boys, Albion, Michigan.

Inscriptions: Christopher Howard Southwick, Junior

Condition of Window: Good

Height: 4'

Width: 2'

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

The Baptism of Christ
The Baptism of Christ
The Inaguration of Christ's Public Ministry
The Inaguration of Christ's Public Ministry

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