Holy Cards

 

Creator

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Creation Date

4-16-1938

Work Type

devotional pictures

Location

Anhee (Belgium), Cleveland (Ohio),

Description

Black and white portrait of Jesus, with one hand raised and nail wounds visible in both hands. Lily branches flank the portrait. Below Jesus is a passage from Saint John's Gospel in which Jesus gives his disciples the New Commandment following the Last Supper. The back of the card has an inscription commemorating the ordination and first solemn mass of Father Charles Rada in Cleveland, Ohio in April 1938. The inscription includes a quotation from Father Peter Julian Eymard about ordination, and a quotation of unknown origin. Created by Abbaye de Maredret.

Transcription

A new commandment I give unto you: That you love one another as I have loved you. By this shall all men know that you are my disciples if you have love one for another. St John XIII-34, 35. (front) 'O Jesus, be on this day a token of my gratitude. Bless those who have led me to thy Holy Altar.' Ordination to the Sacred Priesthood April, 16, 1938. First Solemn Mass Sunday, April 24, at Our Lady of Lourdes Church Cleveland, Ohio Charles F. Rada 'Mary my Mother, guard those I love, and you, my loved ones, pray for me.' (back)

Collection

U.S. Catholic Special Collection

Repository ID

CSC.009-024

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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