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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.

2020 Holy Week Prayer Cross at the National Shrine

Apr 3, 2020

We are grateful for the thousands of devotees who have sent their petitions to be joined together in the St. Jude Holy Week Prayer Cross. The cross is on display at the National Shrine of St. Jude throughout Holy Week and Easter. Send your petitions to the National Shrine of St. Jude to be remembered in…

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Bible Diary for April 5th – 11th

Apr 2, 2020

SundayApril 5th Palm SundaySt. Vincent Ferrer 1st Reading: Is 50:4–7:The Lord Yahweh has taught me so I speak as his disciple and I know how to sustain the weary. Morning after morning he wakes me up to hear, to listen like a disciple. The Lord Yahweh has opened my ear. I have not rebelled, nor…

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April 2020 Day of Prayer for the Healing of Cancer

Apr 1, 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 pray in a special way…

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Weekly Devotion – March 30th

Mar 30, 2020

Our reflection from the Gospel this week is:“Everyone who lives and believes in me will never die.” This week’s Gospel tells us about Jesus raising Lazarus from the dead. Lazarus had been dead for four days, and many doubted Jesus would be able to perform this miracle. God gives us the power of His Holy…

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Bible Diary for March 29th – April 4th

Mar 26, 2020

SundayMarch 29th 5th Sunday of Lent 1st Reading: Ezk 37:12–14:So prophesy! Say to them: This is what Yahweh says: I am going to open your tombs; I shall bring you out of your tombs, my people; and lead you back to the land of Israel. You will know that I am Yahweh, O my people!…

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Weekly Devotion – March 23rd

Mar 23, 2020

In the Gospel for the fourth Sunday of Lent, Jesus heals a man blind from birth. The Pharisees were upset He performed this miracle on a day of rest and even questioned if the man was really blind. Though it can be difficult to fully comprehend God’s work, this miracle reveals how powerful God is.…

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Bible Diary for March 22nd – 28th

Mar 19, 2020

SundayMarch 22nd 4th Sunday of Lent 1st Reading: 1 S 16:1b, 6–7, 10–13a:Yahweh asked Samuel, “How long will you be grieving Saul whom I have rejected as king of Israel? Fill your horn with oil and be on your way to Jesse the Bethlehemite, for I have chosen my king from among his sons.” As…

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Weekly Devotion – March 16th

Mar 16, 2020

Our reflection from the Gospel this week is:“Whoever drinks of the water that I shall give will never thirst.” When Jesus meets the Samaritan woman at the well, He goes against many prejudices of the day to talk to her. By doing this, He demonstrates that everyone is worthy of God’s love. We are all…

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Bible Diary for March 15th – 21st

Mar 12, 2020

SundayMarch 15th 3rd Sunday of Lent 1st Reading: Ex 17:3–7:But the people thirsted for water there and grumbled against Moses, “Why did you make us leave Egypt to have us die of thirst with our children and our cattle?” So Moses cried to Yahweh, “What shall I do with the people? They are almost ready…

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