Guardian Angels window

A close-up view of the stained-glass window made by Fr. Ostrander which depicts a guardian angel.

For many years, white boards once covered a circular space on the bell tower of the Guardian Angels Central Catholic Elementary School.

But thanks to efforts from parishioners and a former priest there is now a beautiful stained-glass window in its place.

The stained-glass window depicts an angel with blue-colored robes and white wings, hands clasped together as if in prayer.

The idea behind installing a stained-glass window arose when a fire sprinkler system was recently installed in both of the schools. The sprinkler pipes for the attic were actually brought in through the space were the window now finds its home. Thus when the boards were removed to bring in the pipes, parishioner Paul Ridder suggested that it would be nice if the boards could be replaced with a stained-glass window.

Fr. Weeder, St. Mary's current pastor said the consensus of the group was to put in a stained-glass window of a guardian angel since it was the school’s mascot.

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