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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: Grace Episcopal Church

Studio Name: Wippell, (J.) & Co., Ltd.

City: Port Huron

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

Date of Window: 1937

Subject/Title of Window: The Transfiguration

Brief Description of Subject: Wells-Barnum Memorial Window. It illustrates an event related in the Book of Matthew, Ch. 17:1-6, when Jesus went up a mountain with his disciples Peter, James and John. There the disciples witnessed him glowing with heavenly radiance, with Moses, representing the law, and Elijah, representing the prophets, standing on either side.

Jesus transfigured on the mountain. Near Jesus are three disciples, Peter, James, and John. Moses represents the law. He wrote the Pentateuch. Elijah represents the prophets who foretold the Coming of the Messiah.

The Transfiguration is celebrated on August 6.

Inscriptions: This is my beloved son in whom I am well pleased

Condition of Window: Good

Height: 16'

Width: 18'

The Transfiguration
The Transfiguration
The Transfiguration close-up
The Transfiguration close-up
Transfiguration Overview
Transfiguration Overview

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