LeBien Baptistery

LeBien Baptistery

The Baptistery location near the entrance of the Chapel symbolizes baptism as a personís entrance into the body of Christ. It was designed by Conrad Schmitt Studios of Milwaukee and features a series of concentric circles framed by circular stairs. The font is sculpted out of a single granite stone weighing 5 Ĺ tons. It rests on a predella of graduated black Mexican pebbles and features continuously running water. A 17-foot bronze sculpture hangs above the baptismal font, symbolizing the out-pouring of the blessings of God through Baptism.

The windows by the Baptistery contain hand-blown antique glass. Circular stairs go from the narthex down to the Baptistery or up to the organ console and gallery seating on the west end of the nave.

 

 

 

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