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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: St. Albertus Church

Studio Name: Mayer (Franz) and Company

City: Detroit

Window Shape: 4 (rounded or rose window)

Subject/Title of Window: Sorrowful Christ

Brief Description of Subject: The medallion in the center of this rose window has Christ with the Crown of Thorns on his head. This pose is known as the "Sorrowful Christ". Depictions of the "Sorrowful Christ" are popular in Poland as this resonates with  the suffering the Polish people have endured throughout its history. Surrounding the image you will find grapes and grape leaves --- these are symbolic of many things, for this window, it probably symbolizes the blood of Christ as during the Last Supper wine was changed into the Blood of Christ.

This window is located on the epistle side of the chancel, on the opposite side of the chancel is the "Sorrowful Mother" rose window.

Height: 4' diameter

Sorrowful Christ
Sorrowful Christ
Sorrowful Christ outside
Sorrowful Christ outside

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