Jesuit Memorial Holy Cards


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Funeral prayer card for Rudolph Meyer, 1841-1912. The front of the card contains a photograph of Father Meyer and biographical information. The back of the card contains biographical information and a prayer for the repose of his soul. The bottom portion of the card is missing. The card was made by an unknown publisher. He was president of Xavier University (Cincinnati, Ohio) from 1879-1881.


(front) 1841/58/73/1912 Very Rev. Rudolph J. Meyer, S.J. Provincial of the Missouri Province (back) In Your Charity, Pray for the Repose of the Soul of Father Rudolph J Meyer, S.J. Born, November 8, 1841. Entered the Society of Jesus, July 12, 1858. Ordained, July 2, 1873. Died, December 1, 1912. "From henceforth now, saith the Spirit, that they may rest from their labors; for their works follow them." -Ap. xiv, 13. Prayer. O God, by whose favor Thy servant, Rudolph, was raised to the dignity of priests, and





Physical Object Format

Black and white card

Item Identifier



XUA-41, Jesuit Memorial Card Collection


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Digital Publisher

Xavier University (Cincinnati, Ohio). Xavier University Archives

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back of Rudolph Meyer memorial holy card


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