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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: St. John's United Church of Christ

Studio Name: Connick (Charles J.), Ltd.

City: Grand Rapids

Window Shape: 2 (rectangle)

Date of Window: 1966

Subject/Title of Window: Samuel

Brief Description of Subject: Samuel was the last of the judges and first of the prophets after Moses. In his hand is a ram’s horn, which was used to summon the people of Israel for their gatherings to hold council. Below is the Ark of the Covenant, which is believed to have held the tablets of the Law (the Ten Commandments) and which was felt to be where God was present, during the wandering in the wilderness and after they entered the Promised Land. Thus it was the center of their worship. The triangle is a symbol of the Trinity.

Condition of Window: Several of the windows have had minor repairs, but we don't know which ones.

Height: 48"

Width: 20"

Type of Glass and Technique: Antique or Cathedral Glass


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