Holy Cards

 

Creator

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Creation Date

1922

Work Type

devotional pictures

Location

Paris (France), Lynn (Mass.)

Description

The crucified Jesus hangs on a cross surrounded by lilies. Other flowers appear in the background of the image, some embossed in gold. Next to the crucifix is a passage from the Office of Saint Agnes. The back of the card has an inscription commemorating the profession of religious vows by a Sister of Saint Joseph of Lynn, Massachusetts on July 24, 1930. Created by Bouasse-Jeune.

Transcription

He loved me! Poverty, Chastity, Obedience. Souvenir of religious profession. I despised the kingdom of this world and all its worldly pomps out of love for Jesus Christ, my Saviour; I saw Him and I loved Him; I believed in Him and to Him have I consecrated my heart. (Office of S. Agnès V.M.) Queen of virgins pray for us. (front) Souvenir de ma profession religieuse 24 Juillet, 1930. Sr. St. Denis. (back)

Collection

U.S. Catholic Special Collection

Repository ID

CSC.009-005

Permission Statement

U.S. and international copyright laws protect this digital resource. Commercial use or distribution of the resource is not permitted without prior permission of the copyright holder. Please contact Roesch Library at the University of Dayton to inquire concerning available permission to use the digital image.

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