Jesuit Memorial Holy Cards


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Catholic Church--Prayers and devotions; Prayer; Funeral prayer cards; Ephemera; Holy cards; Memorial works


United States--Ohio--Hamilton County--Cincinnati


Funeral prayer card for Alexander Burrowes, 1853-1927. The front of the card contains a photograph of Father Burrowes and a prayer. The back of the card contains biographical information, a prayer, and information about indulgences. This card was made by an unknown publisher. Burrowes was president of Xavier University (Cincinnati, Ohio) from 1893-1897.


(Front) In your charity pray for the soul of Father Alexander J. Burrowes, S.J. (Back) In Memory of Father Alexander J. Burrowes, S.J. Born October 14, 1853 Entered the Society of Jesus August 10, 1872 Died January 19, 1927 at Cincinnati, Ohio. R.I.P. Prayer. O God, by whose favor Thy servant, Alexander, was raised to the dignity of priests, and thus honored with the Apostolic ministry, grant we beseech Thee, that he may be admitted to the eternal fellowship of Thy Apostles in heaven; through our Lord Jesus Christ, Thy Son, who liveth and reigneth with Thee in the unity of the Holy Ghost, world without end. Amen. (From the Office of the Dead.) Jesus! Mary! Joseph! (Indulgence of 7 yrs. and 7 quar.) Sacred Heart of Jesus, I place my trust in Thee. (300 days indulgence each time. Plenary once a month.)





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 Alexander Burrowes memorial holy card


Catholic Church--Prayers and devotions; Prayer; Funeral prayer cards; Ephemera; Holy cards; Memorial works