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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 May 9th – 15th

May 6, 2021

SundayMay 9th Sixth Sunday of Easter 1st Reading: Acts 10:25–26, 34–35, 44–48:As Peter was about to enter, Cornelius went to him, fell on his knees and bowed low. But Peter lifted him up saying, “Stand up, for I too am a human being.” Peter then spoke to them, “Truly, I realize that God does not…

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May 2021 Day of Prayer for the Healing of Cancer

May 5, 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. This month, we also continue to pray in a…

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Weekly Devotion – May 3rd

May 3, 2021

Our reflection from the Gospel this week is:“Just as a branch cannot bear fruit on its own unless it remains on the vine, so neither can you unless you remain in me.” What does it mean when Jesus asks us to remain in Him? One way we remain close to Christ is through our devotion…

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Bible Diary for May 2nd – 8th

Apr 29, 2021

SundayMay 2nd Fifth Sunday of EasterSt. Athanasius 1st Reading: Acts 9:26–31:When Saul came to Jerusalem, he tried to join the disciples there, but they were afraid of him because they could not believe that he was a disciple. But Barnabas took him and brought him to the apostles. He recounted to them how Saul had…

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Weekly Devotion – April 26th

Apr 26, 2021

Christ’s message in this week’s Gospel is both inspiring and challenging. Just as a shepherd protects his sheep, Jesus watches over us. We are asked to give our whole selves over to God. Our devotion to St. Jude gives us the strength we need to trust in God and turn ourselves over to Him. We…

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Bible Diary for April 25th – May 1st

Apr 22, 2021

SundayApril 25th 4th Sunday of EasterSt. Mark 1st Reading: Acts 4:8–12:Peter, filled with the Holy Spirit, spoke up, “Leaders of the people! Elders! It is a fact that we are being examined today for a good deed done to a cripple. How was he healed? You and all the people of Israel must know that…

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St. Jude Journal – April 2021

Apr 21, 2021

Our Solemn Novena to St. Jude is a meaningful way to respond to God’s invitation to continually deepen our relationship with Him. We hold our simple prayer, “St. Jude, pray for us,” close to our hearts as we honor the blessings and ask for help with the challenges. When we take part in Solemn Novena…

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Weekly Devotion – April 19th

Apr 19, 2021

Our reflection from the Gospel this week is:“Why are you troubled? And why do questions arise in your hearts?” In this week’s Gospel, Jesus miraculously appears before His disciples and asks them to trust in Him and His Resurrection. Jesus goes to great lengths to assure His disciples that He is not a ghost or…

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Bible Diary for April 18th – 24th

Apr 15, 2021

SundayApril 18th 3rd Sunday of Easter 1st Reading: Acts 3:13–15, 17–19:Peter said, “The God of Abraham, of Isaac and of Jacob, the God of our ancestors has glorified his servant Jesus whom you handed over to death and denied before Pilate, when even Pilate had decided to release him. You rejected the Holy and Just…

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