Harry Clarke : St. Mary’s Church, Ballinrobe, Mayo : The Baptism in Jordan and the Ascension

St. Mary’s Church, Ballinrobe, Mayo

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The Baptism in Jordan and the Ascension (B)
Number of Windows in Ballinrobe:
8
Number of Lights in this window:
2
Date of this Window:
1925
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Saint Mary's,
Roman Catholic Church,
Main Street
Ballinrobe,
Mayo,
Rep of Ireland

The Baptism in Jordan and The Ascension


 

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The first light depicts Jesus being baptised by Saint John the Baptist in the river Jordan. The main panels depict Saint John the Baptist in blue and green robes pouring water over Jesus in the ritual of baptism. The lower panel depicts a young Jesus teaching the elders in the temple. Jesus sits in the centre wearing scarlet robes.
 
The second light depicts Christ ascending into heaven against a silver and blue sky. Christ wears dark crimson and scarlet robes as he hovers above his disciples. The lower panel shows Jesus in ruby and scarlet robes surrounded by children.