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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: St. Josaphat Church

City: Detroit

Window Shape: 3 (arched)

Subject/Title of Window: Apostle

Brief Description of Subject: Note: The church at some time in the past put a plaque under this window identifying it as the apostle "Matthew". Matthew's attributes are a winged man or angel, money bags, halberd, chest, scales, sword, sometimes portrayed as sitting at a writing desk. This is somewhat possible for this window as the scroll does indicate a writer but do not see a shepherd's crook or crosier in the list of attributes for Matthew.
Description of window: Apostle with a scroll in his right hand indicating he was a writer of scriptures. In his right hand is a shepherd's crook or crozier which symbolizes a bishop. In the Catholic faith, the apostles were the first bishops.

Height: ~10.75'

Width: ~3.33'

Apostle close-up
Apostle close-up

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