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Statue Of St Jude Holding The Image Of Jesus

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 July 21st – 27th

Jul 18, 2019

SundayJuly 21st St. Lawrence of Brindisi 1st Reading: Gen 18:1-10a:Yahweh appeared to Abraham near the oaks of Mamre. Abraham was sitting at the entrance to his tent, in the heat of the day, when he looked up and saw three men standing nearby. When he saw them he ran from the entrance of the tent…

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Weekly Devotion – July 15th

Jul 15, 2019

Our reflection from the Gospel this week is:“A teacher came up and asked Jesus, ‘What must I do to receive eternal life?’” We wonder about a question Jesus makes so clear. The message of the Gospels is love—both of God and of others. It’s simple to say, but so complex to put into practice. We…

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Bible Diary for July 14th – 20th

Jul 11, 2019

SundayJuly 14th St. Kateri Tekakwitha 1st Reading: Dt 30:10-14:For you shall turn to Yahweh, your God, with all your heart and with all your soul, and observe his commandments and norms, in a word, everything written in this book of the law. These commandments that I give you today are neither too high nor too…

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Weekly Devotion – July 8th

Jul 8, 2019

When Jesus commissioned His disciples to go share the Word of God, He gave them a vision of a great harvest for the Kingdom of God. Jesus commonly used the similarities of a harvest to compare how the Word of God is sown into our hearts like seeds in a field. God gives us His…

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Bible Diary for July 7th – 13th

Jul 4, 2019

SundayJuly 7th 1st Reading: Is 66:10-14c:“Rejoice for Jerusalem and be glad for her, all you who love her. Be glad with her, rejoice with her, all you who were in grief over her, that you may suck of the milk from her comforting breasts, that you may drink deeply from the abundance of her glory.”…

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July Day of Prayer for the Healing of Cancer

Jul 3, 2019

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. I invite you to 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…

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Weekly Devotion – July 1st

Jul 1, 2019

Our reflection from the Gospel this week is:“He said to another man, ‘Follow me.’” Each of us is called to follow Jesus. But the question is how should we do it? We find the answer in the second reading, where St. Paul reminds the Galatians to “serve one another through love.” In this way we…

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Bible Diary for June 30th – July 6th

Jun 27, 2019

SundayJune 30th First Martyrs of the Roman Church 1st Reading: 1 Kgs 19:16b, 19-21:You shall also anoint Jehu, son of Nimshi, as king over Israel. And Elisha, son of Shaphat, from Abel Meholah, you shall anoint as prophet in your place. Elijah left. He found Elisha, son of Shaphat, who was plowing with twelve yoke…

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Weekly Devotion – June 24th

Jun 24, 2019

Just as Jesus nourished the crowd with His powerful, heartfelt teaching, so too would He feed them with the bread that satisfied their bodily hunger. From five loaves and two fish, Jesus provides a banquet requiring twelve baskets for all of the leftovers. The love Jesus showed for the large crowd at the Sea of…

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