Tuesday, 05 September 2017 11:19

Jesus Among the Doctors

Introduction

The 1938 window called Jesus Among the Doctors refers to the events told in Luke 2:41–47:

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Thursday, 05 April 2018 06:35

Jesus Calming the Tempest

Introduction

On the west side of Saint-Léon-de-Westmount Church, there is a stained-glass window, completed in 1930, of Jesus calming a tempest that had risen on the Sea of Galilee while He was out fishing with his disciples. This story was recounted in three separate Gospels:

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Friday, 20 January 2017 11:32

Saint-Léon-de Westmount

“The Most Beautiful Church in North America”

That’s what Father Oscar Gauthier (1873–1964) wanted when he started, in 1928, the Saint-Léon-de-Westmount decoration project.[1] Father Gauthier, priest at the church from 1920 to 1951, had lived in Rome for a few years and was impressed by the art he found there. He too wanted a beautiful Italian church, a church decorated in the Renaissance style. Which is why he hired Nincheri.

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