MEMORIAL TO: MEMORIAL TO: Alice Mary Pratt Berdell (1858–1887)
GIVEN BY: Her father, William Wallace Pratt, Sr. (1831–1907)
DESIGNED BY: James Humphries Hogan, R.D.I. (1883–1948)
FABRICATED BY: James Powell & Sons (Whitefriars), Ltd, London, England
INSTALLED: July 1930
DEDICATED: October 26, 1930
- Christ’s hands extend downward in an attitude of acceptance.
- He wears garments of gold, signifying heavenly treasure, and His tri-radiant halo denotes Him as a member of the Trinity.
- At Christ’s right, John the Baptist holds a scallop shell, with which he baptizes Christ, and a cruciform staff that reads “Behold the Lamb of God” in Latin.
- Like Mary in the Annunciation and Nativity windows, John the Baptist wears a cloak of blue, representing heavenly contemplation.
- The figure at Christ’s right is believed to be Saint John the Beloved. He wears a red garment signifying divine love. He holds Christ’s cloak during the baptism.