Holy Cards

 

Creator

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Creation Date

1921

Work Type

devotional pictures

Location

Paris (France)

Description

Jesus is seated or kneeling behind a table covered in white cloth. On the table are a chalice and a plate; Jesus holds the Host over the plate. A young boy stands next to the table with hands clasped in prayer, and an old man kneels next to the table. Behind them are trees and a lake. Below the illustration are red flowers and a quotation from Blessed Henry Suso. The sides of the card are bored with an embossed green and gold leaf pattern. The back of the card has a handwritten inscription from a nun to a girl in remembrance of her 'Great Day,' perhaps the day of her First Communion, on June 6, 1921. Printed by Bouasse-Jeune.

Transcription

Lord, see the great desire of my heart, vouchsafe to teach me how I must receive Thee, in order to receive Thee with true love. (B. H. Suso) (front) To dear Henrietta, In loving remembrance of your 'Great Day'; Sister M. de Pazze June 6, 1921. (back)

Collection

U.S. Catholic Special Collection

Repository ID

CSC.029-062

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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