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Church Uses Hubble Images for Stained Glass Windows

We’ve all seen stained glass windows in churches, cathedrals and synagogues. They’re usually ornate, richly colored depictions of the saints or religious symbols. But one local congregation, St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Nassau Bay — which is just around the corner from NASA’s Johnson Space Center — took another route when it designed its new […]

We’ve all seen stained glass windows in churches, cathedrals and synagogues. They’re usually ornate, richly colored depictions of the saints or religious symbols. But one local congregation, St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Nassau Bay — which is just around the corner from NASA’s Johnson Space Center — took another route when it designed its new place of worship, opting for a different kind of heavenly images. They used images from the Hubble Space Telescope. Houston Matters Michael Hagerty has more.

More: You can learn about St. Paul’s “Celestial Windows” on Arts InSight, Thursday, Dec. 19, at 7 p.m. on Houston PBS.

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