Jesuit Memorial Holy Cards


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Funeral prayer card for William LeSaint, 1908-1976. The front of the card contains a photograph of Father LeSaint. The back of the card contains biographical information and a prayer. This card was made by an unknown publisher. LeSaint was research professor of theology at Xavier University (Cincinnati, Ohio) and dean of theology at West Baden College (West Baden, Indiana).


(back) In Memory of Rev. William P. LeSaint, S.J. Born: June 18, 1908 Entered the Society of Jesus: September 2, 1926 Ordained: June 21, 1939 Died: October 9, 1976 May he rest in peace Prayer. Grant, we beseech Thee, O Lord, that the soul of Thy servant, William, whom Thou hast honored in this life with the sacred functions of the Priesthood, may forever rejoice in the bliss of heaven. Through Christ, our Lord. Amen.





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 William LeSaint memorial holy card


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