Tag Archives: Mary
Stained glass design featuring Our Lady of Guadalupe

Our Lady of Guadalupe Celebrated in Magnificent Stained Glass

Our Lady of Guadalupe in Stained Glass In 1531, an extraordinary event took place near Mexico City, with the first appearance of Our Lady of Guadalupe to a humble man named Saint Juan Diego, who was canonized in 2002. She appeared as a lovely young woman and requested that a church be built on the […]

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The Presentation of Christ is illustrated in this gorgeous stained glass artwork.

Presentation of Child Stained Glass Designs

The Presentation of Jesus in Stunning Stained Glass Very little is known about the infancy and childhood of Jesus, but the Bible does tell us that Mary and Joseph took the baby Jesus to a temple in Jerusalem when He was just 40 days old. This presentation was required under Jewish law. Even at this […]

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The birth of Jesus is depicted in brilliant color in this stained glass image.

The Nativity Celebrated in Stained Glass Art

Nativity Art Glass Windows Every December during the weeks leading up to Christmas, references to and celebrations of Christ’s birth seem to be everywhere. Displays in people’s homes show Him sleeping in His manger, and carols on the radio speak of the joy associated with the Newborn King. The event of Christ’s birth is known […]

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This stained glass image depicts Mary looking upon her new born son.

The Madonna in Church Stained Glass

Stained Glass Images of the Madonna The word “Madonna,” which means “my lady,” can be traced back to Medieval Italian society. At first it was used to describe any woman of nobility or importance, but it is now inextricably connected to the virgin mother of Jesus. The term Madonna is often understood to be interchangeable […]

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This cathedral style stained glass window insert depicts the boy Jesus in the Temple.

Stained Glass Designs: The Boy Jesus at Temple

The Finding at the Temple in Stained Glass The Bible stories of the Nativity and the Holy Family’s Flight to Egypt tell us about the birth of Jesus Christ and how an angel of God helped Him escape the wrath of Herod the Great while He was still a newborn baby in Mary’s arms. From […]

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The Flight to Egypt is depicted in this cathedral style stained glass window.

Stained Glass Window Art: The Flight to Egypt

The Flight to Egypt in Beautiful Stained Glass Long before Jesus was sentenced to die on the cross, His life was threatened by Herod the Great. The ruler felt jealousy and unease when he learned of the newborn child, and tried to have the young Messiah killed. Through both divine and earthly efforts, however, the […]

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This Tiffany stained glass image features Christ on the cross with Mary and John at His feet.

Pictorial Stained Glass Windows: The Death and Burial of Christ

The Crucifixion and Burial of Jesus in Stained Glass There is perhaps no image more closely connected with Christianity than that of Jesus on the cross. The manner in which Jesus died was painful and any death evokes feelings of grief and sadness, but according to the teachings of Christianity this event was necessary. Through […]

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The annunciation of the Lord is pictured in shining stained glass.

Popular Stained Glass Designs: The Annunciation

The Annunciation of the Lord in Stained Glass Before Christ the Savior was born to the Virgin Mary, the Archangel Gabriel delivered the joyous news to her from God. Despite being afraid, Mary accepts the will of the Lord. Creators of ecclesiastic stained glass windows throughout the ages have depicted this miraculous scene in various […]

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