Jesuit Memorial Holy Cards


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Funeral prayer card for Henry Wirtenberger, 1900-1984. The front of the card contains a photograph of Father Wirtenberger. 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 dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Xavier University (Cincinnati, Ohio).


(back) In Memory of Rev. Henry J. Wirtenberger, S.J. Entered into life January 20, 1900 Entered the Society of Jesus September 2, 1921 Ordained Priest June 22, 1934 Entered into Eternal Life December 19, 1984 May he rest in Peace. Prayer. Grant, we beseech You, O Lord, that the soul of your servant, Henry, whom You 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 Henry Wirtenberger memorial holy card


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