The 2019 Holy Week Prayer Cross at the Shrine

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…

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April Day of Prayer for the Healing of Cancer

National Shrine of St. Jude Vigil Light Room

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…

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Weekly Devotion – March 11th

Celebrate Lent with the National Shrine of St. Jude

What a holy time we have entered into this Lent. The season is truly a gift—it is the Church’s gift to her people—when we as a community of believers renew ourselves in prayer and in devotion through our actions, like fasting and giving alms. Jesus was “filled with the Holy Spirit” and led out into…

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Weekly Devotion – March 4th

Sometimes we can worry about why sinful people seem to get away with their flagrant disobedience to God’s law. Why do the sinful prosper so? This age-old question is answered simply by the Lord, who tells us that this is not ours to worry about. God is the judge, and like the harvester He will…

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