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Holy Cards

Vintage and antique collectible Catholic prayer cards.
  • Antique Holy Card - “Eucharistic Visit of the Savior”

    Antique Holy Card - “Eucharistic Visit of the Savior”

    $54.00

    This is a beautiful antique lace holy card. The image is a detailed lithograph showing Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary. Before them is a bowing woman with a small child hiding behind her robes. Above Our Lord is an angel carrying a chalice and host. Domine, Non Sum Dignus! / Lord, I am not worthy! is written in Latin above the image, while the full prayer is printed in French beneath: “Lord, I am not worthy that you should enter under my roof, but only say the word and my soul shall be healed.”

     

    Dimensions: 4.75” tall x 3” wide

    Item ID: E181004

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  • Antique Easter Blessings Lace Holy Card - The Vintage Catholic

    Antique Easter Blessings Lace Holy Card

    $54.00

    This is a beautiful antique Easter card. The central image is a lithograph of the three empty crosses on Golgotha. Beneath the hill is Christ laid out in the tomb while a smaller image on the side shows Our Lord Resurrected.

    The caption reads “I am the Resurrection and the Life. He that believeth in me although he be dead, shall live” and “ All Easter Blessings be yours”. Beautiful.

     

    Condition: The lace is torn in a few spots. Please See Pictures.

    Dimensions: 4.75” tall x 3” wide

    Item ID: E181003

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  • Bedford Book of Hours Postcards - The Assumption & The Flight into Egypt

    Bedford Book of Hours Postcards - The Assumption & The Flight into Egypt

    $40.00

    This is a stunning set of collectible vintage postcards. They are highly detailed images of events in the life of the Blessed Virgin Mary.  One card shows the scene of the Assumption. Our Lady is shown at her deathbed surrounded by the Apostles. Angels can be seen carrying her bodily to Heaven where Christ  awaits. The other card shows the Madonna on a donkey with an infant Jesus in her arms. They are being led by an elderly Joseph through the city gates.


    The cards are beautifully illustrated with vibrant colors and shimmering metallic gold detailing.


    These illustrations were reproduced from the medieval Bedford Hours manuscript dating to the early fifteenth century. Books of Hours were popular prayer books for the laity during the middle ages.  They were an abbreviated version of the Breviary prayed by monastics. Each Book of Hours is a unique work of art with magnificent illuminations.


    The original Bedford Hours manuscript is currently housed in the British Library.



    Dimensions: 6” x 4.5”

    Shipping: $5


    Item ID: E19018.2

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  • Bedford Book of Hours Postcards - The Trinity

    Bedford Book of Hours Postcards - The Trinity

    $40.00

    This is a stunning set of collectible vintage postcards. They are highly detailed images of the Trinity. One card shows God the Father seated on a throne with Christ Crucified before HIm.  The Holy Spirit is shown as a dove flying between the Father and the Son. The other card shows God the father and Son seated side by side under one large crown. The Holy Ghost, once again as a dove, hovers between Them.

    The cards are beautifully illustrated with vibrant colors and shimmering metallic gold detailing.


    These illustrations were reproduced from the medieval Bedford Hours manuscript dating to the early fifteenth century. Books of Hours were popular prayer books for the laity during the middle ages.  They were an abbreviated version of the Breviary prayed by monastics. Each Book of Hours is a unique work of art with magnificent illuminations.


    The original Bedford Hours manuscript is currently housed in the British Library.



    Dimensions: 6” x 4.5”

    Shipping: $5


    Item ID: E19017.2

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  • French Sacred Heart of Jesus Holy Card

    French Sacred Heart of Jesus Holy Card

    $52.00

    This is a stunning antique holy card. It is an image of Christ pointing to His Sacred Heart. His Heart is shown radiating light, wrapped in thorns, and crowned in flames. Our Lord is wearing red robes and a simple but elegant halo. “S. Cor Jesu” or “Sacred Heart of Jesus” is written in French beneath the image.

    The card's colors are still rich and vibrant with shimmering metallic gold details.

     

    Condition: There is some light foxing. Please See Pictures.

    Dimensions: 3.5” tall x 2.25” wide

    Item ID: E19001-2

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  • Lace First Communion Holy Card

    Lace First Communion Holy Card

    $54.00

    This is a beautiful antique lace holy card. It is an image of a boy kneeling before the altar. The tabernacle door is open showing a young Jesus sitting on a bed of straw as if in the manger. The caption reads “Souvenir of Holy Communion” in English as well as German.

    This beautiful prayer is on the reverse:

    “O Lord, in the simplicity of my heart, with a good and firm faith, I come to Thee with hope and reverence; and I do verily believe that Thou art present in the Sacrament. God and man.”

     

    Condition: There is some light foxing and a stain. Please See Pictures.

    Dimensions: 3.5” tall x 2.25” wide

    Item ID: E19000-1

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  • Antique Prayer Card - Saint Francis Xavier

    Antique Prayer Card - Saint Francis Xavier

    $54.00

    This is a wonderful antique holy card. It is an image of Saint Francis Xavier baptizing a convert. The card includes information about membership in the Association of the Propagation of the Faith, including indulgences gained on behalf of the souls in Purgatory. Saint Francis Xavier was a co-founder of the Society of Jesus, known as the Jesuits. He is renowned for his missionary work in Asia and is the patron saint of missions and missionaries. Feast Day: December 3.

     

    Condition: There is some minor discoloration from age, and three corners have been clipped. Please see pictures.

    Dimensions: 5” tall x 3” wide

    Item ID: E181001

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  • Blessing of Saint Francis Keepsake - The Vintage Catholic

    Blessing of Saint Francis Keepsake

    $29.00

    This is a wonderful, vintage religious keepsake. The prayer card is set on an embellished paper background with beautifully embroidered edges and a sweet pink ribbon. The card is encased in plastic and is still attached to the original gift card backing. The prayer reads:

    “Blessing of St. Francis

    The Lord bless thee and keep thee.

    The Lord show His face to thee and have mercy on thee.

    The Lord turn His countenance to thee and give thee peace. Amen.”

    The back has a handwritten note in ink: “Speedy Recovery. Aug. 6, 1960. Best Wishes Always, Sonya”.

     

     

    Dimensions: 2.5" square

    Item ID: RM170001

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  • Lace Canivet Holy Card, French - The Vintage Catholic

    Lace Canivet Holy Card, French

    $47.00

    This is an amazing antique holy card from France. The central image is a young Christ holding grapes in one hand and wheat in the other, representing the Eucharist. The caption reads in French “Je viens a vous les mains pleines de graces”, meaning “I come to you with hands full of Graces”. The reverse contains a long prayer in French.

    The most striking aspect of this card is the delicate lacing. It is intricate and quite elaborate.

    Condition: Some of the lace is missing along the top left edge and to the left of the image. Please see pictures.

    Dimensions: 4.5" tall x 2.75" wide

     

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  • First Communion Prayer Card: Counsels of Mary - The Vintage Catholic

    First Communion Prayer Card: Counsels of Mary

    $44.00

    This is an antique holy card keepsake. On the front is an image of Our Lady embracing a young child while both are standing before an altar. On the altar, the Holy Sacrament, radiating light, floats above a large chalice.

    Beneath the altar, printed in French, Spanish, and Italian, is the prayer, “O Mary under your protection I place my hopes of Holy Perseverance”. This prayer is also included on the reverse, in English, along with this beautiful advice:

    “My dear child, the greatest and holiest, the most important and most sacred day of your whole life is that of your first communion. Jesus Christ will then descend into your heart, and bring therein all the treasures of His grace, the influence of which, should ever afterwards regulate your life. Pray then to Our Lord to make you comprehend the importance of this great action. Prepare yourself for a long time previous to the happy day: confess with sorrow your sins, have great confidence in the goodness of God, and be assured your heart will find peace. Go with purity and love, to receive the Bread of Angels, which is the pledge of Eternal felicity.”

    Dimensions: 4.5" tall x 3" wide

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  • First Communion Lace Prayer Card, French - The Vintage Catholic

    First Communion Lace Prayer Card, French

    $44.00

    This is a lovely keepsake holy card. On the front is an image of a young boy carrying a traditional long candle. Beneath the image it reads: “Souvenir of First Communion”. The card has intricate lacing and embossing, and in the background are a magnificent church altar and windows.

    Printed on the reverse is this beautiful prayer:

    Souvenir of My First Communion

    Thou art mine oh my Saviour! Thou knowest that I love thee: that I desire to love thee always. Oh thou that I so desired to possess, Oh grant that each day of my life, may resemble that of my first Communion. Amen.

    There is a name written in pencil beneath the prayer, but no date.

    Condition: The lace is torn in a few spots. Please see pictures.

    Dimensions: 4.5" tall x 3" wide

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  • St. Mary’s Union Certificate of Membership, American, 1888 - The Vintage Catholic

    St. Mary’s Union Certificate of Membership, American, 1888

    $38.00

    This is a unique prayer card that also serves as a certificate of membership in St. Mary’s Union. The front of the card shows an engraving of the Blessed Virgin Mary embracing a young child. The child is holding a lily, the symbol for purity, while a lamb walks beside them. The caption reads “Our Protectress”.

    The year 1888 is written in pencil on the reverse, which also contains information about St. Mary’s Union: object of the union, spiritual benefits, and membership.

    Dimensions: 4.75" tall x 3.25" wide

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