Saint Lucy Panel #12635
This window features the French inscription “Saint Lucie”, although the traditional English spelling is “Lucy”. Saint Lucy, also known as Saint Lucia from the Italian Santa Lucia was a Christian martyr of the early church. She is venerated a saint in the Catholic, Anglican Lutheran and Orthodox churches. Saint Lucy is one of the eight women, along with the blessed virgin Mary who is commemorated by naming her in the canon of the mass. Her feast day is the thirteenth of December, known as Saint Lucy's Day. This stain glass depiction of Saint Lucy shows her praying with a sword under her arm depicting the method of her martyrdom. She also holds a palm frond.
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