Jesuit Memorial Holy Cards


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Funeral prayer card for Brutus Clay, 1917-2008. The front of the card contains a photograph of Brother Clay. The back of the card contains biographical information and a prayer for the repose of his soul. The card was made by an unknown publisher. He was assistant rector of the Jesuit community at Xavier University (Cincinnati, Ohio).


(back) In Memory of Brother Brutus J. Clay, S.J. Entered into Life November 27, 1917 Entered the Society of Jesus February 5, 1949 Entered into Eternal Life April 2, 2008 May he rest in peace. Take, lord, and receive all my liberty, my memory, my understanding, and my entire will, all that I have and possess. You have given all to me. To You, O Lord, I return it. All is yours, dispose of it wholly according to your will. Give me your love and your grace for this is sufficient for me. - Prayer of St. Ignatius Loyola





Physical Object Format

Black and white card

Item Identifier



XUA-41, Jesuit Memorial Card Collection


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 Brutus Clay memorial holy card


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