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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 – September 16th

Sep 16, 2019

Our reflection from the Gospel this week is: “I tell you, there will be rejoicing among the angels of God over one sinner who repents.” Jesus surprises the Pharisees when He shares a meal with sinners. He openly welcomes all people interested in what He had to say about God’s mercy. He responds to the…

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Bible Diary for September 15th – 21st

Sep 12, 2019

SundaySeptember 15th Our Lady of Sorrows 1st Reading: Ex 32:7-11, 13-14:The Lord said to Moses, “Go down at once to your people, whom you brought out of the land of Egypt, for they have become depraved. They have soon turned aside from the way I pointed out to them, making for themselves a molten calf…

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Weekly Devotion – September 9th

Sep 9, 2019

Our reflection from the Gospel this week is: “Whoever does not carry his own cross and come after me cannot be my disciple.” Jesus calls upon His disciples-including us-to put nothing before Him. Nothing should stand between us and God. We are free to make whatever choices we want in life, but we must remember…

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Bible Diary for September 8th – 14th

Sep 5, 2019

SundaySeptember 8th Birth of the Virgin Mary 1st Reading: Wis 9:13-18b:Indeed, who can know the intentions of God? Who can discern the plan of the Lord? For human reasoning is timid, our notions misleading; a perishable body is a burden for the soul and our tent of clay weighs down the active mind. We are…

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September Day of Prayer for the Healing of Cancer

Sep 4, 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 – September 2nd

Sep 2, 2019

This week’s readings focus on humility. The first reading from the book of Sirach proclaims, “Humble yourself the more, the greater you are, and you will find favor with God.” We strive to conduct ourselves with humility, because that is how Jesus lived. In Jesus’ parable in the Gospel, He warns us against seeking to…

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Bible Diary for September 1st – 7th

Aug 29, 2019

SundaySeptember 1st 1st Reading: Sir 3:17–18, 20, 28–29:My son, conduct your affairs with discretion and you will be loved by those who are acceptable to God. The greater you are, the more you should humble yourself and thus you will find favor with God. For great is the power of the Lord and it is…

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Weekly Devotion – August 26th

Aug 26, 2019

Our reflection from the Gospel this week is: “Strive to enter through the narrow gate, for many will attempt to enter but will not be strong enough.” How do we attempt to enter this gate? Jesus opens the door to His kingdom, but we must accept Him into our lives and follow Him to enter…

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Bible Diary for August 25th – 31st

Aug 22, 2019

SundayAugust 25th St. Louis IXSt. Joseph Calasanz 1st Reading: Is 66:18-21:Now I am going to gather the nations of every tongue, and they will witness my glory, for I will perform a wonderful thing among them. Then I will send some of their survivors to the nations—Tarshish, Put, Lud, Moscheck, Rosh, Tubal, and Javan— to…

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