Jesuit Memorial Holy Cards

 

Creation Date

1940-02-09

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Keywords

Catholic Church; Prayer; Funeral prayer cards; Ephemera; Holy cards; Memorial works

Description

Funeral prayer card for Matthias Peters, 1867-1940. The front of the card contains a photograph of Father Peters and biographical information. The back of the card contains a prayer for the repose of his soul. The card was made by an unknown publisher. The bottom portion of the card is missing.

Transcription

(front) In Memory of Rev. Matthias Peters, S.J. Born Dec. 29, 1867 Entered the Society of Jesus September 1, 1889 Died February 9, 1940. (back) Prayer. Grant, we beseech Thee, O Lord, that the soul of Thy servant, Matthias, whom Thou has honored in this life with the sacred functions of the Priesthood, may forever rejoice in the bliss of heaven. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, Thy Son, who liveth and reigneth world without end. Amen. Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord. And let perpetual light shine upon him. May he rest in peace. Amen. "Take, O Lord, and receive all my liberty, my memory, my understanding, and my whole will. Thou hast given me all that I am, and all that I possess. I surrender it all to Thee, that Thoub mayest dispose of it according to Thy Will. Give me only Thy love and Thy grace: with these I will be rich enough, and

Language

English

Type

Image

Physical Object Format

Black and white card

Item Identifier

jmc00612_01

Collection

XUA-41, Jesuit Memorial Card Collection

Rights

The Jesuit Memorial Card Collection is the physical property of Xavier University. U.S. and international copyright laws protect this digital resource. The majority of the cards in this collection were published after 1923 and therefore may not be in the public domain. Images, text, or other content downloaded from the collection may be freely used for non-profit educational and research purposes, or any other use falling within the purview of "Fair Use". However, in order to use the digital reproductions for any other reason users must have the express consent of the copyright holder. Contact Xavier University Archives to inquire about permissions to use the digital image.

Digital Publisher

Xavier University (Cincinnati, Ohio). Xavier University Archives

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back of Matthias Peters memorial holy card

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back of Matthias Peters memorial holy card

Keywords

Catholic Church; Prayer; Funeral prayer cards; Ephemera; Holy cards; Memorial works

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