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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: 2 (rectangle)

Subject/Title of Window: St. Hyacinth

Brief Description of Subject: St. Hyacinth (1185 - 1257) was a Dominican monk. When his monastery was attacked he took the ciborium which contained the blessed sacrament and fled but the Virgin Mary told him to take her statue too. By a miracle it turned weightless and he was able to pick it up and carry it to safety. He is the patron saint of weight lifters.
Window Description: St Hyacinth dressed as a Dominican monk is holding a ciborium in one hand and a statue of Mary with the Christ child and Jesus on the cross in the other.

Inscriptions: Inscription: Ofiarowali Zygmunt i Maryanna Plonka Translation: Donated by Zygmund and Mary Plonka

Height: ~9.5’

Width: 2.5'

St. Hyacinth
St. Hyacinth
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St. Hyacinth

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