Pettigo, Lough Derg- Basilica of St. Patrick’s Purgatory- Harry Clarke (1889 to 1931) was undoubtedly Ireland’s greatest stained glass artist. Internationally the name of Harry Clarke is synonymous with quality craftsmanship and imaginative genius in his stained glass work.

Lough Derg, Co. Donegal

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Fourteenth Station
The body of Jesus is laid in the tomb
(B)
Number of Windows:
14
Number of Lights:
1
Date:
1929
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Basilica of St. Patrick’s Purgatory,
Pettigo,
Lough Derg,
Donegal.
14

Fourteenth Station: The body of Jesus is laid in the tomb

 

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Mary as queen of the apostles is depicted holding the final station (Duffy: 2002). The inner medallion depicts Jesus being laid in the tomb by Mary, Saint John, Mary Magdalene and other onlookers.

References

Duffy, J., Bishop of Clogher, The Way of the Cross, St. Patrick’s Basilica, Lough Derg, 2002

Photos Michael Cullen 2009 and Text by Lucy Costigan 2009