St. Jude, Pray for Us

St. Jude, Pray for Us

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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 – May 20th

May 20, 2019

In Sunday’s Gospel we are told to “love one another.” We sometimes find it difficult to love those that are not part of our family or close friends or who are in some way different than we are. Being children of God means we are all brothers and sisters. To be good shepherds, as Jesus…

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Weekly Devotion – May 13th

May 13, 2019

Our reflection from the readings this week is: “My sheep listen to my voice. I know them and they follow me.” To be real followers of Jesus we must come to know Him, to become immersed in His Word, to study the way He dealt with people, and to make Him the model of our…

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Weekly Devotion – May 6th

May 6, 2019

Our reflection from the readings this week is: “And none of the disciples dared to ask him, ‘Who are you?’ because they realized it was the Lord.” Jesus reveals Himself to the seven disciples in the story. It’s important that the action lies with God, not the disciples. At times, we may not see God…

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May Day of Prayer for the Healing of Cancer

May 1, 2019

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. I invite you to 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…

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2019 Spring Solemn Novena to St. Jude

Apr 30, 2019

St. Jude calls us all to experience the intercessory power of Novena prayer in our lives. As we continue to pray during this Spring Novena, there is still time to send your petitions. To enhance your connection to this Novena you can also: View Novena meditations and videos Check our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for…

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Weekly Devotion – April 29th

Apr 29, 2019

Everyone finds it difficult to believe things we have not seen. This is even true if it happens to be good news, which we sometimes refuse to believe so as not to be disappointed later. In Sunday’s Gospel, St. Thomas believes in Christ’s Resurrection only when he meets Jesus and feels the wounds from the…

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The St. Jude Journal – April 2019

Apr 24, 2019

Welcome to the St. Jude Journal. I am delighted to share with you letters of thanksgiving for St. Jude’s intercession, especially during the upcoming Spring Solemn Novena to St. Jude, April 27th—May 5th. Please join with me and thousands of other devotees by sending your petition or letter of gratitude to the National Shrine of…

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Weekly Devotion – April 22nd

Apr 22, 2019

Christ is risen! Alleluia! Christ’s Resurrection and His unqualified love for us are His greatest gifts to us. God blesses us with new life, with faith to guide us through that life, and the opportunity for eternal life. At Easter, we celebrate all that we receive through our life in Christ—from blessings of strength and…

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Weekly Devotion – April 15th

Apr 15, 2019

For Palm Sunday we hear the story of Jesus’ Passion. Jesus prays in this time of pain—He is nailed to the cross, beaten, and humiliated. Through it all, He calls out in prayer. The psalm that Jesus quotes signifies a prayer of faith, of belief in God’s deliverance. During this challenging week of the suffering…

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