Holy Cards

 

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Creation Date

6-11-1911

Work Type

devotional pictures

Location

Paris (France), France, Bayonne (N.J.)

Description

Jesus Christ, wearing red and white robes and holding a staff, stands on a doorstep and knocks on the door. Next to the door is a rose bush with thorns. Below the image is a verse from the Gospel of St. John. The back of the card has an inscription commemorating the first solemn high mass celebrated by Father Hugh Friel in Bayonne, New Jersey on June 11, 1911. The back inscription includes verses from I Corinthians and Romans. Created by Maison Bouasse-Lebel.

Transcription

The Master is come and calleth for thee. (St. John, ch. XI, 28.) (front) Ad Jesum per Mariam "By the grace of God I am, what I am." I Cor. 15, A Remembrance of the First Solemn High Mass of Rev. Hugh J. Friel, celebrated in the Church of St. Mary Star of the Sea, Bayonne, N.J., Sunday, June 11, 1911. Ordained by the Right Rev. John J. O'Connor, D.D., Saturday, June 10, 1911. 'I beseech you therefore, brethren, through Our Lord Jesus Christ, and by the charity of the Holy Ghost, that you help me in you prayers for me to God.' Rom. 15, 30. (back)

Collection

U.S. Catholic Special Collection

Repository ID

CSC.009-015

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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