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St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church
9907 Sappington Road, Lemay - South County
Architect: Raymond E. Maritz
Stained Glass: Emil Frei Stained Glass Company
Design: Francis Deck1 (unverified)
Key scenes from the life of Christ appear at regular intervals on the clerestory windows, their rich red background setting them apart from the coolly colored geometric background of colored fields and biblical symbols. The grid patterns appear unique to this installation.
The greatest drama is the burst of red at the head of the sanctuary, centered perfectly behind the central crucifix.
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