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National Shrine of St. Jude

We invite you learn about the history of the shrine and join in our devotion to St. Jude, a faithful friend in times of difficulty.

St. Jude is the Catholic patron saint of impossible causes. The National Shrine of St. Jude and the St. Jude League bring together hundreds of thousands of devotees in a community of prayer and hope to our patron saint. We invite you to join us and send your prayers to St. Jude, as he has proven to be a beacon of hope to those facing seemingly impossible trials and tribulations.

Bible Diary for January 17th – 23rd

Jan 14, 2021

SundayJanuary 17th 2nd Sunday in Ordinary TimeSt. Anthony the Great 1st Reading: 1 Sm 3:3b-10, 19:Samuel lay in the house of Yahweh near the ark of God. Then Yahweh called, “Samuel! Samuel!” Samuel answered, “I am here!” and ran to Eli saying, “I am here, did you not call me?” But Eli said, “I did…

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Weekly Devotion – January 11th

Jan 11, 2021

Our reflection from the Gospel this week is:“You are my beloved Son; with you I am well pleased.” In this week’s Gospel, Jesus travels to the River Jordan to be baptized. His cousin John tries to prevent Him; after all, should the Son of God need baptism? Yet Jesus chooses to be a model of…

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Bible Diary for January 10th – 16th

Jan 7, 2021

SundayJanuary 10th Baptism of the Lord 1st Reading: Is 55:1–11:Come here, all you who are thirsty, come to the water! All who have no money, come! Yes, without money and at no cost, buy and drink wine and milk. Why spend money on what is not food and labor for what does not satisfy? Listen…

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January 2021 Day of Prayer for the Healing of Cancer

Jan 6, 2021

Throughout today’s liturgies at the National Shrine of St. Jude, we will pray in a special way for all those who suffer from cancer. Join us today, and on the first Wednesday of every month, as we call upon St. Jude’s intercession for the healing of cancer. This month, we also continue to pray in a…

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Weekly Devotion – January 4th

Jan 4, 2021

On Sunday we celebrated the Epiphany of the Lord in which the three magi followed the star to Bethlehem. There they found Jesus, “the newborn king of the Jews.” For thousands of years, people have looked to stars in the night sky for guidance and hope. Today, stars remind us of our smallness amid God’s…

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Bible Diary for January 3rd – 9th

Dec 31, 2020

SundayJanuary 3rd Epiphany of the Lord (observed) 1st Reading: Is 60:1–6:Arise, shine, for your light has come. The Glory of Yahweh rises upon you. Night still covers the earth and gloomy clouds veil the peoples, but Yahweh now rises and over you his glory appears. Nations will come to your light and kings to the…

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Weekly Devotion – December 28th

Dec 28, 2020

Sunday we recognized the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph as they took Jesus to the Temple. There they encountered Simeon and Anna, who had awaited the coming of the Lord for the duration of their long lives. They were able to see beyond the plain appearance of the Holy Family because they never…

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Bible Diary for December 27th – January 2nd

Dec 24, 2020

SundayDecember 27th Feast of the Holy FamilySt. John 1st Reading: Gen 15:1–6; 21:1–3:After this the word of Yahweh was spoken to Abram in a vision: “Do not be afraid, Abram, I am your shield; your reward will be very great!” Abram said, “My Lord Yahweh, where are your promises? I am still childless and all…

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Weekly Devotion – December 21st

Dec 21, 2020

In Sunday’s first reading we hear about the house of God. God says it is not in our hands to build but that He will give us a living temple. The true house of God, the place where he lives, is none other than Mary, the blessed mother. It is Mary who opens the door…

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