Jesuit Memorial Holy Cards


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Funeral prayer card for Jeremiah O'Callaghan, 1912-1978. The front of the card contains a photograph of Father O'Callaghan. 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. O'Callaghan was academic vice president at Xavier University (Cincinnati, Ohio).


(back) In Memory of Jeremiah J. O'Callaghan, S.J. Born: November 12, 1912 Entered Society of Jesus: September 14, 1930 Ordained: June 16, 1943 Died: November 24, 1978. St. Ignatius. Dear Lord, teach me to be generous; teach me to serve you as you deserve: to give and not to count the cost to fight and not to heed the wounds to toil and not to ask for rest to labor and not to seek reward except that of knowing that I am doing your holy will. 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 Jeremiah O'Callaghan memorial holy card


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