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From Isiah 40:31 – “But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will not run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.”
The size is 6M x 6M to the apex, a large window spanning the whole area behind the altar.
The new stained glass window is comprised of 37 sections of single-
The design depicts a central Golden Eagle which is soaring upwards and symbolises St John the Evangelist and Apostle, because of his ‘lofty and soaring’ gospel. It is also symbolic of the resurrection and ascension of Christ, and of baptised Christians who have symbolically died and risen with Christ. The Eagle of St John is the school emblem.
The Eagle rises from the image of a palm frond, recalling Jesus’s Triumphant Entry into Jerusalem before the Last Supper and Passion. Below are the symbols of that feast and of the Eucharist, the wine and corn. The palm of victory and the Eagle move up towards the Holy Spirit in the apex of the window, which is descending as a blessing.
Stained Glass photo gallery of the new window at Saint John’s School Chapel