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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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City: Ypsilanti

Window Shape: 5 (gothic arched, 2 vertical sections)

Subject/Title of Window: Jesus Walks on Water

Brief Description of Subject: Jesus walks on water to meet his disciples in a boat and Peter comes to meet him: “Shortly before dawn Jesus went out to them, walking on the lake. When the disciples saw him walking on the lake, they were terrified. ‘It’s a ghost,’ they said, and cried out in fear. But Jesus immediately said to them: ‘Take courage! It is I. Don’t be afraid.’ ‘Lord, if it’s you,” Peter replied, ‘tell me to come to you on the water.’ ‘Come,’ he said. Then Peter got down out of the boat, walked on the water and came toward Jesus. But when he saw the wind, he was afraid and, beginning to sink, cried out, ‘Lord, save me!’ Immediately Jesus reached out his hand and caught him. ‘You of little faith,’ he said, ‘why did you doubt?’” (Matthew 14)

This set of windows (0, 1, 11, 12) originally came from a church in Minnesota and were placed in the first building of the Bethesda Bible Church at 760 Lowell Street in Ypsilanti in 1968. This first church was built in 1962 and is now an apartment complex called Belfry Apartments. The construction of the current church on Huron St. began in 1989 and was completed in 1993. The window set was moved to the new building and installed above the Baptistry.

Condition of Window: Good

Height: 88"

Width: 30"

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

Jesus Walks on the Water
Jesus Walks on the Water
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