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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.

Weekly Devotion – August 2nd

Aug 2, 2021

Our reflection from this week’s Gospel is:“Jesus said to them, ‘I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me will never hunger, and whoever believes in me will never thirst.’” Beyond physical hunger, we can experience a different kind of hunger: spiritual. Only God can satisfy the spiritual hunger in our hearts and souls.…

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Bible Diary for August 1st – 7th

Jul 29, 2021

SundayAugust 1st 18th Sunday in Ordinary TimeSt. Alphonsus Liguori 1st Reading: Ex 16:2-4, 12-15:In the desert the whole community of Israel grumbled against Moses and Aaron and said to them, “If only we had died by the hand of Yahweh in Egypt when we sat down to caldrons of meat and ate all the bread…

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Weekly Devotion – July 26th

Jul 26, 2021

What a glorious mystery takes place in this week’s Gospel reading: Jesus multiplies loaves and fishes for the many people who flock to Him. Jesus chooses to use His great power to provide for those in need, and He feeds the hungry. In Christ, we will always have more than enough to eat. We pray…

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Bible Diary for July 25th – 31st

Jul 22, 2021

SundayJuly 25th St. James 1st Reading: 2 Kgs 4: 42-44:A man came from Baal-shalishad bringing bread and wheat to the man of God. These were from the first part of the harvest, twenty loaves of barley and wheat. Elisha told him, “Give the loaves to these men that they may eat.” His servant said to…

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Weekly Devotion – July 19th

Jul 19, 2021

In this week’s Gospel, Jesus asks His disciples to come away for some quiet time, and flocks of people find them and follow them. Jesus is moved by the deep need the people have for a shepherd to guide them, and He reaches out to them. Jesus asks us all to pull ourselves away from…

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Bible Diary for July 18th – 24th

Jul 15, 2021

SundayJuly 18th 16th Sunday in Ordinary TimeSt. Camillus de Lellis 1st Reading: Jer 23:1-6:“Woe to the shepherds who mislead and scatter the sheep of my pasture!” This is the message of Yahweh, God of Israel, to the shepherds in charge of my people, “You have scattered my sheep and driven them away instead of caring…

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Weekly Devotion – July 12th

Jul 12, 2021

In the Gospel of Mark this week, Jesus tasks His disciples to go out into the world as His missionaries. We too are Disciples of Christ. We are called to spread the hope we are so blessed to know through our devotion to St. Jude. How do we offer hope to others? We do so…

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Bible Diary for July 11th – 17th

Jul 8, 2021

SundayJuly 11th 15th Sunday in Ordinary TimeSt. Benedict 1st Reading: Am 7: 12-15:Amaziah then said to Amos, “Off with you, seer, go back to the land of Judah. Earn your bread there by prophesying. But never again prophesy at Bethel for it is a king’s Sanctuary and a national shrine.” Amos replied to Amaziah, “I…

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July 2021 Day of Prayer for the Healing of Cancer

Jul 7, 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. We pray together: God of healing mercy, in Jesus your…

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