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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 – November 23rd

Nov 23, 2020

Our reflection from the Gospel this week is:“As you did it not to one of the least of these, you did it not to me.” In the parable Jesus tells this week, we learn the importance of showing true compassion and mercy toward others. When we help our neighbor, we are also helping Jesus. Just…

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Bible Diary for November 22nd – 28th

Nov 19, 2020

SundayNovember 21st 34th Sunday in Ordinary TimeChrist the KingSt. Cecilia 1st Reading: Ezk 34:11–12, 15–17:Indeed Yahweh says this: I, myself, will care for my sheep and watch over them. As the shepherd looks after his flock when he finds them scattered, so will I watch over my sheep; and gather them from all the places…

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Weekly Devotion – November 16th

Nov 16, 2020

In the parable, Jesus tells us about the amount of trust the master places in his servants. He expects the servants to use the money responsibly, and rewards the ones that do. God trusts us to use the talents He has given us responsibly. We are expected to share our gifts with others instead of…

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Bible Diary for November 15th – 21st

Nov 12, 2020

SundayNovember 15th 33rd Sunday in Ordinary TimeSt. Albert the Great 1st Reading: Pro 31:10–13, 19–20, 30–31:The woman of character, where is she to be found? She is more precious than any jewel. Her husband has complete confidence in her; she will be of great benefit to him. She brings him only good and not evil,…

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Weekly Devotion – November 9th

Nov 9, 2020

In this week’s Gospel, Jesus stresses the importance of being prepared. It is important to trust in God and wait in hope with the right preparation. Many people begin their journey of faith with great enthusiasm only to quickly abandon it when they feel disappointed by God. Take a minute and ask God for perseverance…

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Bible Diary for November 8th – 14th

Nov 5, 2020

SundayNovember 8th 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time 1st Reading: Wis 6:12–16:Wisdom is luminous and never tarnished; she willingly lets herself be seen by those who love her, and known by those who look for her. She hastens to meet those who long for her. Seek her in the morning and you will not be disappointed;…

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November 2020 Day of Prayer for the Healing of Cancer

Nov 4, 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. This month, we also continue to pray in a…

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Weekly Devotion – November 2nd

Nov 2, 2020

Our reflection from the Gospel this week is:“Rejoice and be glad, for your reward will be great in heaven.” In this week’s Gospel on All Saints Day, Jesus proclaims the Beatitudes to His disciples. The Beatitudes respond to the natural desire for happiness God has placed in our hearts; however, they are quite the opposite…

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Bible Diary for November 1st – 7th

Oct 29, 2020

SundayNovember 1st 31st Sunday in Ordinary TimeFeast of All Saints 1st Reading: Rev 7:2–4, 9–14:I saw another angel, ascending from the sunrise, carrying the seal of the living God, and he cried out with a loud voice, to the four angels empowered to harm the earth and the sea, “Do not harm the earth or…

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