Stained Glass banner image

Featured Window

Window of the Month
Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

Click any image to enlarge.


Building Name: St. Albertus Church

Studio Name: Detroit Stained Glass Works, The

City: Detroit

Window Shape: 6 (gothic arched, over 2 vertical sections)

Subject/Title of Window: St. Stanislaus Kostka

Brief Description of Subject: Octofoil at the top has a LAMB carrying a VICTORY BANNER and sitting on a BOOK with 7 SEALS. This image comes from the book of Revelation chapter 5 (Apocalypse) the lamb (Christ) that had been slain and came back to life (victory banner) will open the 7 seals.

The figure is St. Stanislaus Kostka (1550 - 1568). He was a novice of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits). In this window he is costumed as a Jesuit looking towards heaven while praying. Legend -- when he was very sick, Saint Barbara brought two angels to give him the Holy Eucharist; in this window one of the angels has the Eucharist while the other carries a lily (purity).

Donated by the Confraternity of St. Stanislaus Kostka

Height: ~19'

Width: 9'

St. Stanislaus Kostka
St. Stanislaus Kostka
Lamb with Victory Banner
Lamb with Victory Banner
St. Stanislaus Kostka close-up
St. Stanislaus Kostka close-up

The MSGC is a constantly evolving database. Not all the data that has been collected by volunteers has been sorted and entered. Not every building has been completely documented.

All images in the Index are either born-digital photographs of windows or buildings or are scans of slides, prints, or other published sources. These images have been provided by volunteers and the quality of the material varies widely.

If you have any questions, additions or corrections, or think you can provide better images and are willing to share them, please contact