The Treasures of Saint Thomas: The Whitefriars' Glass

Sunday, January 30, 2022
10:00 am - 10:45 am


Today Father Moretz will continue an open-ended series on the stained glass of our parish. Using high quality images collected by Julie L. Sloan during the recent restoration of the glass (2007-2016), he will lead you through a careful theological reading of our windows, created between 1927 and 1974. As with the reredos, there is so very much to discover in this extraordinary iconographic scheme that was developed by Roelif H. Brooks, IX Rector, and Whitefriars’ artist, James H. Hogan.

As with his presentation on the reredos, Father Moretz’s goal will be to unlock the theological meaning of our sacred art, while dealing only briefly with the history of the provenance and restoration of the works. These windows are our constant companions, but they are also difficult to view completely, without some effort. It is a time to enrich our faith as we learn more about the history and heritage that these beautiful works reveal.

These lectures will be available, ultimately, on-demand on our website. And when they are available, we will direct you to them here.

You are welcome to join us in person on the Fifth Floor of the Parish House or on Zoom. Contact us for more information and login credentials.