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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 – October 19th

Oct 19, 2020

Our reflection from the Gospel this week is“Then repay to Caesar what belongs to Caesar and to God what belongs to God.” In the ancient times of Caesar, the ruler’s image was on the currency used. It could be interpreted that the coins were the ruler’s personal property. We, too, have been stamped with God’s…

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Bible Diary for October 18th – 24th

Oct 15, 2020

SundayOctober 18th 29th Sunday in Ordinary TimeSt. Luke 1st Reading: Is 45:1, 4–6:Thus says Yahweh to his anointed, to Cyrus: “I have taken you by the right hand to subdue nations before you and strip kings of their armor, to open the gateways before you so that they will be closed no more. For the…

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Weekly Devotion – October 12th

Oct 12, 2020

The king in this week’s Gospel parable became upset that many of those invited to his party did not attend and those that did come did not wear appropriate attire. How many times have we received God’s call but had something better to do? How many times have we done something simply because we had…

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Pray with us during October 2020

Oct 10, 2020

The month of October is a special time of prayer and thanksgiving for us at the National Shrine of St. Jude. We celebrate our last Solemn Novena of the year, October 24th—November 1st, and the Feast of St. Jude on October 28th. On the Feast Day of St. Jude we celebrate a special Mass at the…

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Bible Diary for October 11th – 17th

Oct 8, 2020

SundayOctober 11th 28th Sunday in Ordinary TimeSt. John XXIII 1st Reading: Is 25:6–10a:On this mountain Yahweh Sabaoth will prepare for all peoples a feast of rich food and choice wines, meat full of marrow, fine wine strained. On this mountain he will destroy the pall cast over all peoples, this very shroud spread over all…

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October 2020 Day of Prayer for the Healing of Cancer

Oct 7, 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 – October 5th

Oct 5, 2020

Our reflection from the Gospel this week is:“The Kingdom of God will be given to people who produce the fruits of the Kingdom.” Take a few moments this week to review your “fruits” before God by asking if we will inherit His kingdom. What gifts and attentions have I received from the Lord? How am…

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Bible Diary for October 4th – 10th

Oct 1, 2020

SundayOctober 4th 27th Sunday in Ordinary TimeSt. Francis of Assisi 1st Reading: Is 5:1–7:Let me sing for my beloved my love-song about his vineyard. My beloved had a vineyard on a fertile hillside. He dug it up, cleared the stones, and planted the choicest vines. He built there a watchtower and hewed out a wine…

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Weekly Devotion – September 28th

Sep 28, 2020

In Sunday’s Gospel reading, Jesus tells the story of two sons to illustrate the way of God’s kingdom. The first son decided to help even though he initially said no, while the other son did not follow through with his word. The point of the parable is that good intentions are not enough. Our actions…

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