St John's Anglican Cathedral

St John's Anglican Cathedral
The Anglican Cathedral of St. John the Divine, St. John's, Antigua, West Indies

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Stained Glass Windows

There are three Stained-Glass Windows over the High Altar in the Sanctuary. 

Window to the North
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Central East window
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Window to the South
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Thursday, August 16, 2018

Stained Glass Window Restoration

The stained glass windows have been removed and will be sent overseas for cleaning and repair.  The restoration of this impressive and inspiring part of the Cathedral has been funded by our dear friends at the Mill Reef Fund.(click here)  The Mill Reef Fund is one of the oldest contributors to the Restoration.

Here are the windows prior to their removal.
(click on all the pictures for a close up)
Arms of the Diocese

Crucifixion of Our Lord

Arms of the Diocese impaled with those of the first Bishop
The first windows are removed

Window pane removal

Some panes were so broken and weak we had to tape them for shipping

Center pane of the center window showing cracks
They will return and be reinstalled in three months.