The Windows of St. Marys
Left Side Main Altar Right Side
Emblem - Portal Emblem - Crown
PROPHECY: IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CORONATION OF MARY
Emblem - Spotless Lamb Emblem - Michael, Archangel
IMMACULATE CONCEPTION ASSUMPTION OF MARY
Emblem - M (Mary) Emblem - Gate of Heaven
NATIVITY OF MARY DEATH OF MARY
Emblem - Ladder to Heaven Emblem - Seat of Wisdom
PRESENTATION OF MARY PENTECOST
Emblem - Lily/Dove Emblem - Phoenix
MARRIAGE OF MARY/JOSEPH CHRIST APPEARS TO MARY
Emblem - Lily/Hands Emblem - Hour Glass
ANNUNCIATION OF THE LORD PIETA
Emblem - Mystical Rose Emblem - Crown/Nails
VISITATION OF BLESSED VIRGIN MARY UNDER THE CROSS
Emblem - Rose Emblem - Veil of Veronica
NATIVITY OF JESUS CHRIST MEETS HIS MOTHER
Emblem - Pierced Heart Emblem - Joseph's symbol
PRESENTATION OF JESUS DEATH OF JOSEPH
Emblem - Keys Emblem - Grapes
ADORATION BY MAGI WEDDING FEAST AT CANA
Emblem - Eye of God (choir) Emblem - Ora et Labora (choir)
LIGHT INTO EGYPT (choir) MARY AT NAZARETH (choir)
Emblem - River/Trees(cry room) Emblem - Ten Commandments
RETURN FROM EGYPT (cry room) FINDING IN THE TEMPLE (hidden)
__________________________________________________________________________________________________ WINDOWS IN THE FACADE
QUEEN OF ANGELS MAGNIFICAT HELP OF CHRISTIANS
At bottom: Religious (Sts. Meinrad, Cyril,
Education Center, St. Francis de Sales, Benedict:
Mary's Church/Rectory.) Kunigunda, Gertrude,
Rose of Lima, and Zita)
PORTAL - Mary was the portal or door through which Jesus entered our world.
SPOTLESS LAMB - Mary, like Jesus, was born into our world free from sin.
"M" - The golden "M" stand for Mary, our Queen.
LADDER TO HEAVEN - Mary's son, Jesus, is our way to Heaven.
LILY/DOVE - The dove is a symbol of the Holy Spirit and refers to Mary's virginal conception.
LILY/HANDS - Joined hands is a sign of Marriage and refers to the Marriage of Mary & Joseph
NOTE: ON THE WINDOW, THESE LAST TWO EMBLEMS ARE IN THE WRONG POSITIONS.
MYSTICAL ROSE - Mary is that perfect flower through which Jesus is born.
ROSE -Mary's child is like a rose blooming in the thick of winter, a tender stem of Jesse's line.
PIERCED HEART - The prophet warned Mary that a sword would pierce her heart.
KEYS - Symbol of power, Jesus is the key to heaven.
EYE OF GOD - God kept careful watch over Jesus, Mary and Joseph.
RIVER/TREES - God was with the Holy Family wherever they went.
DECALOGUE - Another name for the Ten Commandments.
Jesus was obedient to Mary and Joseph;.
"ORA ET LABORA" - Benedictine Motto of "Pray and Work".
GRAPES - The sign of Jesus first miracle - prompted by His Mother, Mary.
JOSEPH - The Father of Jesus.
VERONICA'S VEIL - Jesus' sweaty and bloody face appeared on Veronica's veil.
CROWN/NAILS - Instruments of Jesus' crucifixion.
HOUR GLASS - Jesus' mission was complete. His time had run its course.
PHOENIX - Legendary bird that rose from the dead.
Jesus is the first to rise from the dead.
SEAT OF WISDOM - Through Mary comes the Wisdom of God - Jesus.
GATE OF HEAVEN - Mary enters Heaven through her Son.
ANGEL MICHAEL - Mary was safely delivered to heaven by the Angel Michael, God's power.
CROWN - Mary is crowned the Queen of Heaven.