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Stained Glass Medallion Windows – A Collection

IHS CROSS & CROWN
The "IHS" symbol for Jesus dates from the eighth The cross and crown together symbolize the
century, later than the Chi Rho monogram. The reward for the faithful: life after death. (Revelation
golden "I" is in the shape of a Latin cross with trefoil 2:10) The trefoil ends on the Latin budded cross
ends. represent the Holy Trinity.

CHALICE & CRUETS SAINT LUKE
These vessels represent the Sacrament of Holy The winged ox is the symbolic representation of
Communion. The paten or plate, holds the bread, Luke. The ox, or animal of sacrifice, is a fitting
the cruets hold the wine and water. representation since Luke's gospel stresses the
sacrifice, priesthood, and atonement of Jesus.

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