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Institute of Brothers of Christian Schools: Stained-Glass Windows, Life of De La Salle

 Item — Volume: LRC 20B4.18
Identifier: LRC-20B4-18


  • Publication: 1980



1 Volumes (in archival housing) : brochure, illustrated, 16 pages, unnumbered, paper cover

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Untitled [color reproductions of the ten windows founf in the St. Mary's College Chapel presenting the life of De La Salle in sequence with prologue, commentary, and brief history of the Brothers of the Christian Schools]

Brochure published by St. Mary's College, Moraga, CA, 1980, in honor of the Tercentenary of the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools, founded 1680,

Cover: the seal of the Christian Brothers Frontispiece: face of St. John Baptist De La Salle [1651-1719], detail from a portrait

Original stained glass windows, measuring three by four feet, designed and executed by the firm of Dr. H. Oidtman and Company of Linnich-Aachen, Germany, installation in the college chapel completed February 10, 1929.

They also designed and executed the thirteen windows in the clerestory depicting in chronological order scenes from the life of Mary, measuring twelve by four feet, and the tri-paneled scene of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the center of the east wall above the main altar.

Window No. 1: Early Education Window No. 2: De La Salle, the Priest Window No. 3: With his Spiritual Counselor, Father Barre. Window No. 4: Visiting the Bastille. Window No. 5: Disposing of His Patrimony. Window No. 6: Presentation of the Rule. Window No. 7: Mission to Rome, 1700. Window No. 8: Visit of King James II. Window No. 9: His Saintly Death, April 17, 1719, Good Friday. Window No. 10: His Canonization by Pope Leo XIII, May 24, 1900.
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Part of the Lasallian Research Collection Repository