Jesuit Memorial Holy Cards


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Funeral prayer card for John Pennington, 1937-2015. The front of the card contains a photograph of Father Pennington. The back of the card contains biographical information and a prayer of St. Ignatius Loyola. This card was made by an unknown publisher. He was a professor at Xavier University (Cincinnati, Ohio).


(back) In Memory of John F. Pennington, S.J. Entered into Life March 14, 1937 Entered the Society of Jesus August 8, 1959 Ordained a Priest June 11, 1970 Entered into Eternal Life March 27, 2015 May he rest in peace. Take, Lord, and receive all my liberty, my memory, my understanding, and my entire will, all that I have and possess. You have given all to me. To You, O Lord, I return it. All is yours, dispose of it wholly according to your will. Give me your love and your grace for this is sufficient for me. - Prayer of St. Ignatius Loyola





Physical Object Format

Black and white card

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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 John Pennington memorial holy card


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