Stained Glass Story
Rose Window (above altar)
The triangular shape is a symbol for the Trinity - (Father, Son and Holy Spirit)
The circle is a symbol for eternity.
IHS are the first three letters of Jesus’ name in Greek capital letters.
“The Birth of Jesus the Christ”
The baby Jesus with his mother Mary and father Joseph.
The Angel announced Jesus’ birth to shepherds.
Star of Bethlehem
The Star led the magi (wise men) to Bethlehem to find Jesus.
The staff is symbol of the shepherds. They used it to herd the sheep. The Shepherds were the first to visit the baby Jesus in the manger.
Jesus would later die on a cross for our salvation.
“Jesus in the Midst of his Ministry”
Jesus feeding the multitudes with a few loaves of bread and two fish is one of the miracle stories in the Bible.
These are the first three letters of Jesus’ name in Greek capital letters.
These are the first and last letters of the Greek alphabet, meaning that Jesus is the beginning and the end.
The cross is a symbol for Jesus.
"Jesus the Good Shepherd"
Jesus carrying a lamb as he also carries us.
The candle stands for Jesus who is the light of the world.
The anchor is a symbol of how Jesus grounds us.
Star with IHS Inside
This is the Bethlehem star that led the way to Jesus.
Shepherd’s Staff with Flag
The lamb has been slain for us. The flag of victory is waving.
Jesus praying in Garden of Gethsemane
Cup with red circle
Elements of Holy Communion - wine and bread
Sword crossed with stick
(X is Greek symbol for Christ)
"Jesus on the Cross"
Jesus’ death on the cross
Crown of thorns with INRI
(first letters of “Jesus of Nazareth King of the Jews” in Latin)
"Jesus Risen from the Dead"
Jesus alive with outstretched arms free of the cross
Symbol of resurrection
Circle with cross and letters
Greek capital letters: IC XCJesus Christ
NI KA Victor
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