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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: First English Evangelical Lutheran Church

Studio Name: Willet Hauser Architectural Glass

City: Grosse Pointe Woods

Window Shape: 2 (rectangle)

Date of Window: 1960

Subject/Title of Window: Children's Crying Room

Brief Description of Subject: Flight Into Egypt
This window portrays Mary and Joseph escaping to Egypt with the Child Jesus because of Herod threatening the death of all male children in the area of Bethlehem after Jesus is born there. As the child, now a little older, entertains Himself, Joseph cares for the donkey and Mary prepares a meal in the likeness of a modern camping experience. The window thus shows the care of God for the Child despite the threat to His life.

Jesus Blesses the Children
This window portrays Jesus blessing the children brought to Him by their parents despite the objections of the apostles. His words - "Let the children come to me and forbid them not" - apply to children of all time. Jesus further uses these children as an example of reliance and humilty for all who belong to the Kingdom of God.

Condition of Window: Excellent

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

Children's Crying Room
Children's Crying Room
Flight into Egypt Willet Studio sketch
Flight into Egypt Willet Studio sketch
Jesus Blesses the Children Willet Studio sketch
Jesus Blesses the Children Willet Studio sketch

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