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Bible Diary for July 25th – 31st

July 22, 2021
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayJuly 25th St. James 1st Reading: 2 Kgs 4: 42-44:A man came from Baal-shalishad bringing bread and wheat to the man of God. These were from the first part of the harvest, twenty loaves of barley and wheat. Elisha told him, “Give the loaves to these men that they may eat.” His servant said to…

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Weekly Devotion – July 19th

July 19, 2021

In this week’s Gospel, Jesus asks His disciples to come away for some quiet time, and flocks of people find them and follow them. Jesus is moved by the deep need the people have for a shepherd to guide them, and He reaches out to them. Jesus asks us all to pull ourselves away from…

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Bible Diary for July 18th – 24th

July 15, 2021
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayJuly 18th 16th Sunday in Ordinary TimeSt. Camillus de Lellis 1st Reading: Jer 23:1-6:“Woe to the shepherds who mislead and scatter the sheep of my pasture!” This is the message of Yahweh, God of Israel, to the shepherds in charge of my people, “You have scattered my sheep and driven them away instead of caring…

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Weekly Devotion – July 12th

July 12, 2021

In the Gospel of Mark this week, Jesus tasks His disciples to go out into the world as His missionaries. We too are Disciples of Christ. We are called to spread the hope we are so blessed to know through our devotion to St. Jude. How do we offer hope to others? We do so…

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Bible Diary for July 11th – 17th

July 8, 2021
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayJuly 11th 15th Sunday in Ordinary TimeSt. Benedict 1st Reading: Am 7: 12-15:Amaziah then said to Amos, “Off with you, seer, go back to the land of Judah. Earn your bread there by prophesying. But never again prophesy at Bethel for it is a king’s Sanctuary and a national shrine.” Amos replied to Amaziah, “I…

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July 2021 Day of Prayer for the Healing of Cancer

July 7, 2021
St. Jude Prayer for the Healing of Cancer

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. We pray together: God of healing mercy, in Jesus your…

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Weekly Devotion – July 5th

July 5, 2021

In this week’s Gospel, Jesus is astonished by the lack of faith among His own people. Despite knowing Him best, Jesus’ friends and neighbors can’t believe that He is the Son of God. As devotees of St. Jude, we know what it means to seek hope through our faithful prayer. We remember that Jesus was…

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Bible Diary for July 4th – 10th

July 1, 2021
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

Sunday July 4th 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time 1st Reading: Ezk 2:2-5:A spirit came upon me as he spoke and kept me standing; and then I heard him speak, “Son of man, I am sending you to the Israelites, to a people who have rebelled against me; they and their fathers have sinned against me…

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Weekly Devotion – June 28th

June 28, 2021

Our reflection from the Gospel this week is:“Daughter, your faith has saved you.” Jesus spoke these words of hope to the woman who touched Him in the crowd to ignite the spark of faith in her. We see the infinite love of God extending to each and every individual Jesus meets. Do you approach God…

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Bible Diary for June 27th – July 3rd

June 24, 2021
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayJune 27th 13th Sunday in Ordinary TimeSt. Cyril of Alexandria 1st Reading: Wis 1:13–15; 2:23–24:God did not make death, nor does he rejoice in the destruction of the living. Since he has created everything, all creatures of the universe are for our good; there is no deadly poison in them and the netherworld has no…

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