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Corpus Christi RC Church - Choir Loft Wheel Window
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places

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All stained glass windows in Corpus Christi Church are by Mayer of Munich

In July 1969, the exterior of the entire wheel window was repaired and cemented, and a protective clear plastic-glass shield was used to cover every section of it.

The subject matter of choir loft windows typically involves music. Here, the central figure is St. Cecilia playing an organ. (St. Cecilia is the patron saint of musicians and church music because she praised God, singing to him, as she lay dying a martyr's death.) She is surrounded by angels playing various instruments.



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St. Cecilia playing an organ

 


Special thanks to Corpus Christi Pastor Rev. Karl Kolodziejski, OFM, for his cooperation in 2002 and to stained glass consultant Gregory Witul for sharing his knowledge in 2009

Photos and their arrangement © 2002 Chuck LaChiusa
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