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This appears to be a very early postcard depicting T’s first communion; note that her name is not mentioned, perhaps because the apostolic (Roman) process hadn’t opened yet and there is a requirement of non-cultus to show no public worship before church okay’s it.

 

Enclosed with the Nov. 15, 1913 letter from Lisieux:

 

(1) Postcard

Front: Picture of the Cathedral with words:

14 LISIEUX. – La Cathedrale Saint-Pierre. – LL.

 

Back: “Cathedral in which the Little Flower was wont to hear Mass with her family. D.J.D. Lisieux 15 Nov. ’13.”

 

(2) Picture of St. Therese’s First Holy Communion

 

Front: ABBAYE DES BENEDICTINES DE LISIEUX

Renovation des promesses du Bapteme, un jour de Premiere Communion

CAEN. – IMP. DOMIN

 

Back: “Renovation of Baptismal vows by Sr. Teresa, on occasion of First Holy Communion. Presented to D.J.D. at Lisieux, 14 Nov. 1913. by Abbe Domin, who then officiated.”