|A stained glass window from St. Francis Xavier College Church. File photo|
Join St. Francis Xavier College Church for an afternoon with the "Saints in Glass," beginning at noon Friday, July 12.
The event will begin with lunch in the ballroom, followed by a tour of the historic College Church and its extraordinary stained glass windows presented by J.J. Mueller, S.J., one of the authors of Saints in Glass.
Cost is $20 per person when registering before Monday, July 1, and $25 per person after July 1.
Contact Mary Beth Erickson, parish center administrator, at 314-977-7304 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to make reservations, for more information or to schedule a special tour.
Saints in Glass by Mueller and Thomas Rochford, S.J., will also be available for purchase at the event.
About Saints in Glass
Saints in Glass is a 100-page exploration of the stained glass featured in St. Francis Xavier College Church, produced by J.J. Mueller, S.J., and Tom Rochford, S.J.
Through photography, the book teaches readers how to decipher the stories and the symbols hidden in the ornate glass art in the College Church nave. Photos of the glass and a feature on Mueller was previously published in the fall 2010 edition of Universitas.