United States, Minster (Ohio),
A priest kneels before a table holding a eucharistic chalice. A transparent Jesus is placing a crown of thorns upon the priest's head. The back of the card has an inscription commemorating the first solemn mass of Father Lawrence Schmieder in Minster, Ohio on March 22, 1936. The back includes quotations by Father Peter Julian Eymard and from the Missal. This card was printed by an unknown American publisher.
O Jesus! Be on this day a token of my gratitude; bless those who have led me to Thy Holy Altar.' (Pere Eymard) Remembrance of my First Solemn Mass St. Augustine's Church Minster, Ohio March 22, 1936 Ordained March 15, 1936 Rev. Lawrence R. Schmeider 'Pray, brethren, that my sacrifice and yours may be acceptable to God the Father Almighty.' (Missal) (back)
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