16 Heavenly Jerusalem Windows at Our Lady of Loreto Catholic Parish in Foxfield, Colorado. The windows depict the hierarchy of angels in numerous rectangular windows, the four seasons in each of the round windows, as well as a depiction of the Lamb of God.
We were very concerned to follow the ancient tradition and theology of the Church and in particularly Pseudo Dionysius, the most quoted Church father in St. Thomas’ ‘Summa Theologica. The angelic hierarchy is paired with the Medieval celestial hierarchy. The church is Romanesque, inspired by the Basilica of St. Ambrose in Milan, Italy.
The artist and parish priest worked collaboratively on design and content. Both traveled to Germany to realize the production with Olaf Hanweg, master glass painter at Derix Glasstudios.
Breath, wind, fire, and water are all required for the very process of making glass and the imagery created for these windows.
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