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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 16th – 22nd

Jan 13, 2022

SundayJanuary 16th 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time 1st Reading: Is 62:1-5:For Zion’s sake I will not hold my peace, for Jerusalem I will not keep silent, until her holiness shines like the dawn and her salvation flames like a burning torch. The nations will see your holiness and all the kings your glory. You will…

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Weekly Devotion – January 10th

Jan 10, 2022

Our reflection from the Gospel this week is: “My beloved Son; with you I am well pleased.” Sunday’s Gospel tells us of Jesus’ Baptism. We, too, are called to humbly trust in God’s loving plans for us. He, in turn, anoints us with His Holy Spirit that we may be clothed with His power and…

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Bible Diary for January 9th – 15th

Jan 6, 2022

SundayJanuary 9th Baptism of the Lord 1st Reading: Is 40:1-5, 9-11:Be comforted, my people, be strengthened, says your God. Speak to the heart of Jerusalem, proclaim to her that her time of bondage is at an end, that her guilt has been paid for, that from the hand of Yahweh she has received double punishment…

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January 2022 Day of Prayer for the Healing of Cancer

Jan 5, 2022

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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Weekly Devotion – January 3rd

Jan 3, 2022

It’s easy for us to see the difficulties that can emerge in relationships between people of different cultures. In Sunday’s readings we are told that the Epiphany, our celebration of God becoming man and revealing Himself to us, is for everyone. God is here for all cultures and all nations. He loves everyone, and no…

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Bible Diary for January 2nd – 8th

Dec 30, 2021

SundayJanuary 2nd EpiphanySts. Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen 1st Reading: Is 60:1-6:Arise, Jerusalem 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…

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Weekly Devotion – December 27th

Dec 27, 2021

Our reflection from the Gospel this week is: “Did you not know that I must be in my Father’s house?” In this week’s Gospel, we hear Jesus use the word father for the first time to refer to God His Father in heaven. Jesus knows that He has been called by His heavenly Father, and…

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Bible Diary for December 26th – January 1st

Dec 23, 2021

SundayDecember 26th Feast of the Holy FamilySt. Stephen 1st Reading: 1 Sm 1:20-22, 24-28:And she became pregnant. She gave birth to a son and called him Samuel because she said: “I have asked Yahweh to give him to me.” Once more Elkanah went to the temple with his family to offer his yearly sacrifice and…

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Weekly Devotion – December 20th

Dec 20, 2021

Our reflection from the Gospel this week is: “Blessed are you who believed that what was spoken to you by the Lord would be fulfilled.” The Fourth Sunday of Advent highlights the role of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the story of our salvation. As we prepare to celebrate Christmas, we ask the intercession of…

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