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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: St. John Cantius Catholic Church (closed 2007)

Studio Name: Detroit Stained Glass Works, The

City: Detroit

Window Shape: 3 (arched)

Subject/Title of Window: St. Jude

Brief Description of Subject: Background: St Jude, also known as Thaddeus, was an apostle and epistle writer. Legend has that while preaching in Persia he was clubbed to death.

Window description: St. Jude is leaning his right hand on a club, the instrument of his death, and resting on his arm is a palm frond which symbolizes victory over death.

Inscription: Ofiarowali Jan, Katarzyna i syn Stefan Szafarz. Translation: Donated by John and Catherine Szafarz and their son Steven.

St. Jude
St. Jude
St. Jude Window photo by Dave Daniszewski
St. Jude Window photo by Dave Daniszewski

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