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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 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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Weekly Devotion – February 3rd

Feb 3, 2020

This Sunday we celebrated the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord. Simeon waited his whole life to meet Christ.  He never lost hope and patiently waited as the Holy Spirit said “that he should not see death before he had seen the Christ of the Lord.” When Mary and Joseph took Jesus to the…

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Bible Diary for February 2nd – 8th

Jan 30, 2020

SundayFebruary 2nd Feast of the Presentation of the Lord 1st Reading: Mal 3:1-4:Now I am sending my messenger ahead of me, to clear the way; then, suddenly, the Lord, for whom you long, will enter the Sanctuary. The envoy of the Covenant which you so greatly desire, already comes, says Yahweh of hosts. Who can…

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Weekly Devotion – January 27th

Jan 27, 2020

Our reflection from the Gospel this week is:“Come after me, and I will make you fishers of men.” In Matthew’s Gospel, Peter, Andrew, James, and John all left their fishing boats to follow Jesus. They gave up their lives to spread His Word all over the world. Jesus calls all of us to be fishers…

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