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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 Palsied Man Healed

Brief Description of Subject: "As he was teaching ... men were bringing on a bed a man who was paralyzed, and they sought to bring him in and lay him before Jesus; but finding no way to bring him in, because of the crowd, they went up on the roof and let him down with his bed through the tiles into the midst before Jesus. And when he saw their faith he said, 'Man, your sins are forgiven you' ... immediately he rose before them, and took up that on which he lay, and went home, glorifying God." Luke 5

Christ looks down in pity upon the paralytic. Ropes have been used to form a sling by which the invalid's bed is lowered through the roof. The hands of the faithful friends holding the ropes show at the top of the composition - hands made beautiful in their kindness. The suppliance of the cripple, the expression of appeal and of faith are wondrously portrayed both in the body and the face.

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: Jessie M. Kindel

Condition of Window: Good

Height: 4'

Width: 2'

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

The Palsied Man Healed
The Palsied Man Healed
The Miracles
The Miracles

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