Jesuit Memorial Holy Cards


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Funeral prayer card for Paul O'Connor, 1909-1974. The front of the card contains a photograph of Father O'Connor. 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'Connor was president from 1955-1972 and chancellor from 1972-1974 of Xavier University (Cincinnati, Ohio).


(back) In Memory of Rev. Paul L. O'Connor, S.J. Born: August 10, 1909 Entered Society of Jesus: 1929 Ordained to the Priesthood: 1941 Died: September 10, 1974 President of Xavier University: 1955-1972 Chancellor of Xavier University: 1972-1974 May he rest in peace. Prayer. Grant, we beseech Thee, O Lord, that the soul of Thy servant, Paul, whom Thou has 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 Paul O'Connor memorial holy card


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