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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 – February 24th

Feb 24, 2020

Our reflection from the readings this week is:“When someone strikes you on your right cheek, turn the other one as well.” This week’s Gospel talks about forgiveness. Jesus instructs us to “love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you.” Though sometimes it may be difficult, we are called to treat everyone with kindness…

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Bible Diary for February 23rd – 29th

Feb 20, 2020

SundayFebruary 23rd 7th Sunday in Ordinary TimeSt. Polycarp 1st Reading: Lev 19:1–2, 17–18:Yahweh spoke to Moses and said, “Speak to the entire assembly of the people of Israel and say to them: Be holy for I, Yahweh, your God, am holy. Do not hate your brother in your heart; rebuke your neighbor frankly so as…

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February 2020 Winter Solemn Novena to St. Jude

Feb 20, 2020

St. Jude calls us all to experience the intercessory power of Novena prayer in our lives. As we continue to pray during this Winter Solemn 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 daily Novena content Learn more about the Winter…

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Weekly Devotion – February 17th

Feb 17, 2020

In this week’s Gospel, Jesus reflects on the importance of the Ten Commandments. He urges us to live by these Ten Commandments, telling us He has come to fulfill them. Though they may be difficult, having faith in God makes it easier. With prayer, God gives us the grace to love as He loves and…

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Bible Diary for February 16th – 22nd

Feb 13, 2020

SundayFebruary 16th 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time 1st Reading: Sir 15:15–20:If you wish, you can keep the commandments and it is in your power to remain faithful. He has set fire and water before you; you stretch out your hand to whichever you prefer. Life and death are set before man: which ever a man…

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St. Jude Journal — February 2020

Feb 12, 2020

Our trust in God is such an essential aspect of our spiritual paths—one that doesn’t simply just happen. We cultivate trust and we invest our faith in trust, so that as we experience life’s joys and challenges, our sense of God’s presence stays strong. The decisions we make each day in favor of trust over…

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Weekly Devotion – February 10th

Feb 10, 2020

Our reflection from the readings this week is:“Just so, your light must shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your heavenly Father.” Just as natural light lets us see the world around us, the light of Christ enables us to see and work toward God’s kingdom. Our mission is to…

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Bible Diary for February 9th – 15th

Feb 6, 2020

SundayFebruary 9th 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time 1st Reading: Is 58:7-10:Fast by sharing your food with the hungry, bring to your house the homeless, clothe the one you see naked and do not turn away from your own kin Then will your light break forth as the dawn and your healing come in a flash.…

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February Day of Prayer for the Healing of Cancer

Feb 5, 2020

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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