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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.

June 2020 Day of Prayer for the Healing of Cancer

Jun 3, 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 – June 1st

Jun 1, 2020

On Pentecost the disciples are filled with the Holy Spirit. Jesus’ first words to His Disciples are “Peace be with you.” Give peace and tranquility to others today by sharing your gifts with those around you. Through the Holy Spirit, we are content with who we are and the gifts we have. We pray together:…

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Bible Diary for May 31st – June 6th

May 28, 2020

SundayMay 31st PentecostVisitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary 1st Reading: Acts 2:1–11:When the day of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place. And suddenly, out of the sky, came a sound, like a strong rushing wind; and it filled the whole house where they were sitting. There appeared tongues, as if of fire,…

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Weekly Devotion – May 25th

May 25, 2020

Our reflection from the Gospel this week is:“I am with you always, until the end of the age.” While it was the end of Jesus’ physical presence with His disciples, His Ascension marked the beginning of Jesus’ presence with them in a new way. Soon the Apostles will feel the power of the Holy Spirit…

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Bible Diary for May 24th – 30th

May 21, 2020

SundayMay 24th 7th Sunday of EasterThe Ascension of the Lord 1st Reading: Acts 1:1–11:In the first part of my work, Theophilus, I wrote of all that Jesus did and taught, from the beginning until the day when he ascended to heaven. But first he had instructed, through the Holy Spirit, the apostles he had chosen.…

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Weekly Devotion – May 18th

May 18, 2020

Jesus has one simple request in this week’s Gospel: Show our love for Him by keeping the Ten Commandments. In return, the Holy Spirit will be with you always. The Holy Spirit opens our ears to hear and understand the word of God, helping us to grow in the knowledge of God and His great…

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Bible Diary for May 17th – 23rd

May 14, 2020

SundayMay 17th 6th Sunday of Easter 1st Reading: Acts 8:5–8, 14–17:Philip went down to a town of Samaria and proclaimed the Christ there. All the people paid close attention to what Philip said as they listened to him, and saw the miraculous signs that he did. For, in cases of possession, the unclean spirits came…

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Weekly Devotion – May 11th

May 11, 2020

Our reflection from the Gospel this week is:“I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.” In this week’s Gospel, the Apostles, like us, were unsure of what was to come next in life. Uncertainty is all around us regarding our future, but Jesus reminds…

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Bible Diary for May 10th -16th

May 7, 2020

SundayMay 10th St. Damien de Veuster 1st Reading: Acts 6:1–7:In those days, as the number of disciples grew, the so-called Hellenists complained against the so-called Hebrews, because their widows were being neglected in the daily distribution. So the Twelve summoned the whole body of disciples together, and said, “It is not right, that we should…

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