St. Michael Catholic Church – Kelly’s Island, OH
We were commissioned to design, fabricate
and install ten new stained glass windows depicting Christ and different saints
to compliment a charming 1880s structure. We also installed new double
glazed ventilators and protective glazing.
Iconography: “Christ with the Eucharist” shows the
standing figure of Jesus with the elements of the Eucharist – bread in
one hand and the cup in the other. The table in the upper room is symbolic
of the Last Supper. “Christ The Good Shepherd” is based on a verse
of John from the bible - it shows strength in His ability to protect His flock
and in his gentle carrying of the lamb is a symbol of welcome and comfort. “St.
Michael, Archangel” is the guardian of the souls of men and is shown
in armor reminding us that he cast out Lucifer, depicted as a dragon, and his
rebels. “St. Patrick,” the Archbishop of Ireland, is holding the
familiar shamrock that he used to illustrate the mystery of the Trinity, and
crushing a serpent under his foot symbolizing the driving of the snakes from
Ireland. The “Holy Spirit” is symbolized as a descending dove with
seven tongues of fire to suggesting the day of Pentecost and the seven gifts
of the Holy Spirit.
(Pictures for linked page-see folder:) StM Church.jpg, StM Eucharist.jpg,
StM St. Michael.jpg, StM St. Patrick.jpg, St. Joe.jpg, StM Lamb.jpg, StM Dove.jpg,