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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: 1951

Subject/Title of Window: Tribute Money

Brief Description of Subject: "The Pharisees went and took counsel how to entanble him in his talk. And they sent their disciples to him ... saying 'Teacher, we know thou art true, and teach the way of God truthfully, and care for no man; for you do not regard the position of men. Tell us, then what do you think. It is lawful to pay taxes to Caesar, or not?' ... And they brought him a coin ... Jesus said to them, 'Whose likeness and inscription is this?' They said, 'Ceasar's.' Then he said to them, 'Render to Caesar the things that are Caesar's, and to God the things that are God's.' When they heard it, they marveled; and they left him and went away. Matthews 22

Here, in mockery, the disciple of the Pharisee holds a coin, asking to whom tirbute should be paid: to God or the the emperor. Jesus, in the full confidence of his ministry, had a ready answer.

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: J. Charles Flynn

Condition of Window: Good

Height: 4'

Width: 2'

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

Tribute Money
Tribute Money
The Passion of Christ
The Passion of Christ

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