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Bible Diary for September 20th – 26th

September 17, 2020
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundaySeptember 20th 25th Sunday in Ordinary TimeSts. Andrew Kim & Paul Chong and Companions 1st Reading: Is 55:6–9:Seek Yahweh while he may be found; call to him while he is near. Let the wicked abandon his way, let him forsake his thoughts, let him turn to Yahweh for he will have mercy, for our God…

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Weekly Devotion – September 14th

September 14, 2020

Our reflection from the Gospel this week is:“Lord, if my brother sins against me, how often must I forgive?” When Peter asked Jesus this question, he thought as many as seven times would be more than sufficient. Jesus’ response of seventy times seven demonstrates that God always forgives us. Just as God has forgiven us,…

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Bible Diary for September 13th – 19th

September 10, 2020
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundaySeptember 13th 24th Sunday in Ordinary timeSt. John Chrysostom 1st Reading: Sir 27:30–28:7:Grudge and wrath, these also are abominations in which sinful people excel. He who demands revenge will suffer the vengeance of the Lord who keeps a strict account of his sins. Forgive the mistakes of your neighbor and you may ask that your…

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Weekly Devotion – September 7th

September 7, 2020

Our reflection from the Gospel this week is:“Amen, I say to you, if two of you agree on earth about anything for which they are to pray, it shall be granted to them by my heavenly Father.” What can we learn from this week’s Gospel about how to mend a damaged relationship? Jesus instructs us…

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Bible Diary for September 6th – 12th

September 3, 2020
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundaySeptember 6th 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time 1st Reading: Ezk 33:7–9:For your part, son of man, I have set you as a watchman for Israel; and when you hear my word, you must give them my warning. When I say to the wicked: ‘Wicked man, you shall die for sure,’ if you do not warn…

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September 2020 Day of Prayer for the Healing of Cancer

September 2, 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 – August 31st

August 31, 2020
National Shrine of St. Jude Vigil Light

Our reflection from the Gospel this week is:“Whoever wishes to come after me must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow me.” A true disciple gladly gives up all that he has in exchange for an unending life of joy and happiness with God. What is the most important investment you can make with your…

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August 2020 Solemn Novena to St. Jude for Healing

August 28, 2020

St. Jude calls us all to experience the intercessory power of Novena prayer in our lives. As we continue to pray during this August Solemn Novena for Healing, there is still time to send your petitions. To enhance your connection to this Novena you can also: View Novena meditations and services Check our website, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for daily Novena content Learn more about…

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Bible Diary for August 30th – September 5th

August 27, 2020
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayAugust 30th 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time 1st Reading: Jer 20:7–9:Yahweh, you have seduced me and I let myself be seduced. You have taken me by force and prevailed. I have become a laughingstock all day long; they all make fun of me, for every time I speak I have to shout, “Violence! Devastation!” Yahweh’s…

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Weekly Devotion – August 24th

August 24, 2020

Jesus asks His disciples “Who do people say that the Son of Man is?” Through faith Peter grasped who Jesus truly was, and in turn Jesus establishes Peter as His rock on whom Christianity would be built. Like Peter, we are called to strive to be worthy of our call to take the Good News of…

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