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Custom Stained Glass Project: St. Edward’s Church

On 08, Sep 2022 | No Comments | In Aggrigate, Religious & Church Stained Glass | By Martin Faith

We’re excited to announce the completion of our most recent custom church stained glass project for St. Edward’s. This Pennsylvania-based church was interested in creating a proper memorial piece for their recently passed pastor. They decided to replace the big window in their church that overlooked the main intersection so they could also conceal the street view during service. After contacting many studios a couple years ago, they decided to go with our studio for this project.

Custom Church Stained Glass Process for St. Edward’s

Due to the pandemic, we relied on technology for finalizing the design. The church had several iterations of the tree of life created. However, when our painted glass artist overheard Father Rick discussing how he’d like to create another stained glass piece one day showing Jesus on the Sea of Galilee because it was his favorite teaching from the Bible, she decided to give it a shot. We presented the new design and both the Father and church fell in love. We wanted to create a three-dimensional look so our artist achieved this through shading and painting. She also wanted to depict a variety of different people along with calm seas to symbolize the calm after the storm. Despite some installation challenges with the existing curtain wall, we were able to create a larger-than-life, continuous design for the window.

Work With San Antonio’s Trusted Custom Church Stained Glass Artist

Stained Glass San Antonio is honored to be the trusted custom church stained glass artist serving the state of Texas and beyond. We’re humbled to have had the opportunity to create such a powerful memorial piece for this church. Once installed, the congregation members were in tears due to their thorough amazement. For more information regarding your upcoming custom church stained glass project, please contact us!

Martin Faith is a stained glass artisan from Glasgow and a collector of rare and antique stained glass windows. Martin has spent over 30 years perfecting his skills as a glassmaker and is well-versed in both traditional and modern techniques, as well as a range of stained glass styles, including Art Deco, Art Nouveau, Mackintosh, Prairie, Mission, and beveled glass. Shortly after moving to the United States, Martin started his own business selling stained glass windows. Stained Glass San Antonio has produced over 50,000 stained and leaded glass windows and successfully completed hundreds of religious glass restoration projects for churches.