WELCOME. TO THE WORLD OF. SYMBOLISM. THE SYMBOLS SPEAK. How symbols display the faith of believers through the beauty of stained glass. THE EAST WINDOW “The Apostles”. In 1966, in the. E A S T. w i n d o w s,.
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TO THE WORLD OF
THE SYMBOLS SPEAK
How symbols display the faith of believers through the beauty of stained glass
THE EAST WINDOW
In 1966, in the
w i n d o w s,
stained glass, replacing the plain glass, was installed with the . . .
. . . 14 symbols already embedded in them
The East Window
. . . Jesus called his disciples to him and chose twelve of them, whom he also designated apostles . . . Luke 6.13
Disciple = learnerApostle = one sent out
Each symbol displays either an event from the life of the apostle or symbolizes how he was martyred.
Two sets of brothersPeter and AndrewJames and John
All but one was a martyrOnly John died naturally
The additional 2 apostlesPaulMatthias
Five had more than 1 nameSimon=Peter=Simon Peter=CephasThomas=Didymus (twin)Matthew=LeviBartholomew=NathanaelJude=Judas=Thaddaeus
Three had the same nameSimon Peter and Simon the ZealotJames the Elder and James the YoungerJudas son of James and Judas Iscariot
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