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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 December 5th – 11th

Dec 2, 2021

SundayDecember 5th 2nd Sunday of Advent 1st Reading: Bar 5:1-9:Jerusalem, put off your garment of mourning and unhappiness, put on the splendor and glory of God forever. Wrap yourself in the mantle of holiness that comes from God, put on your head the crown of glory of the Eternal One. For God will show your…

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December 2021 Day of Prayer for the Healing of Cancer

Dec 1, 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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Weekly Devotion – November 29th

Nov 29, 2021

As we begin the season of Advent, this week’s Gospel cautions us of the risks of becoming spiritually “drowsy.” It is very easy to get weighed down by our life’s problems, but God is always ready to fill us with His grace, strength, and power. He expects us to be actively watching for His visitation…

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Bible Diary for November 28th – December 4th

Nov 25, 2021

SundayNovember 28th 1st Sunday of Advent 1st Reading: Jer 33:14-16:“The days are coming when I shall fulfill the promise that I made in favor of Israel and Judah. In those days and at that time I will cause to sprout the shoot of righteousness from David’s line; he will practice justice and righteousness in the…

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Weekly Devotion – November 22nd

Nov 22, 2021

Our reflection from the Gospel this week is: “My kingdom does not belong to this world.” Jesus has no need to demonstrate His power before Pontius Pilate. He had already performed many miracles and shown His compassion for the sick and suffering. By allowing Himself to suffer and to carry His cross to Calvary, Jesus…

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Bible Diary for November 21st – 27th

Nov 18, 2021

SundayNovember 21st 34th Sunday in Ordinary TimeSolemnity of Christ the KingPresentation of Blessed Mary the Virgin 1st Reading: Dn 7:13-14:I continued watching the nocturnal vision: One like a son of man came on the clouds of heaven. He faced the One of Great Age and was brought into his presence. Dominion, honor and kingship were…

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Weekly Devotion – November 15th

Nov 15, 2021

Jesus teaches His disciples that all good things here on earth must come to an end. Even the world itself is not meant to last forever but only as long as it serves the Lord’s purpose. For this reason we must not become inordinately attached to the things of this earth. Material possessions attract us…

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Bible Diary for November 14th – 20th

Nov 11, 2021

SundayNovember 14th 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time 1st Reading: Dn 12:1-3:At that time, Michael will rise, the Great Commander who defends your people. It shall be a time of anguish as never before since the nations first existed until this very day. Then all those whose names are written in the Book will be saved.…

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Weekly Devotion – November 8th

Nov 8, 2021

The generosity of the poor widow during Sunday’s Gospel is both an inspiration and a challenge to us as we strive to be good stewards of the blessings we have received from the Lord. As the Lord has been good to us, we should strive to be good to others, to share generously and lovingly…

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