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Sacred Hearts in Stained Glass(0)

May 31, 2018

Glen McCullough

Two significant feasts occur back-to-back on 8th & 9th  June: The Most Sacred Heart of Jesus and The Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

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I looked in my collection of stained glass photographs, to find that I had mostly bypassed windows of the Sacred Heart because they were not strictly biblical (which was where my interest lay at the time).… More

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After the Resurrection in Stained Glass

Glen McCullough

Luke tell us that on the same day that Jesus rose, He appeared to walk with Cleopas and another disciple on the road to Emmaus. This window [1] from St Genes-des-Carnes, Clermont-Ferand, France shows what the encounter might have been like.… More

Last Supper in Stained Glass

by Glen McCullough

On Holy Thursday we celebrate the Mass of the Last Supper. This seems often to fade into the background against the centrality of the Crucifixion and Resurrection. Yet we remember the Last Supper every time we take part in the Mass.… More

Lent in Stained Glass

The Sorrowful Mysteries

The Agony in the Garden

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This window from St Mary of the Angels, Wellington [1] shows the scene in its simplest form, with the angels offering Jesus the cup, and the apostles asleep. The window from St Mary’s Cathedral, Sydney, [2] is more complex, and shows Jerusalem and the marauding crowd, baying for Jesus’ blood, in the background.… More

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