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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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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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