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Weekly Devotion – April 8th

April 8, 2019
Celebrate Lent with the National Shrine of St. Jude

During Lent, we pay special attention to our body and how it can help us grow in holiness. By fasting or choosing to abstain from certain comforts, we focus ourselves…

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April Day of Prayer for the Healing of Cancer

April 3, 2019
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…

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Weekly Devotion – April 1st

April 1, 2019
Celebrate Lent with the National Shrine of St. Jude

On this fourth Sunday of Lent, Jesus tells the parable of the prodigal son. Just as the father never stopped loving His ill-behaved son, God’s love for us is continuous…

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Weekly Devotion – March 25th

March 22, 2019
Celebrate Lent with the National Shrine of St. Jude

In this week’s Gospel, Jesus’ parable about the unfruitful fig tree tells us of God’s patience. Consequently, it also contains a warning that we should not take it for granted.…

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Weekly Devotion – March 18th

March 18, 2019
Celebrate Lent with the National Shrine of St. Jude

Jesus appears with Moses and Elijah as He is transfigured in this week’s Gospel reading. Peter must be as shocked as those with him, but in faith he says to…

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Weekly Devotion – March 11th

March 11, 2019
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…

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Weekly Devotion – March 4th

March 4, 2019

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…

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Weekly Devotion – February 25th

February 25, 2019

Sometimes it is easy to see why Jesus chose Peter as the foundation of our church. Although he certainly made some mistakes, Peter was blessed with childlike faith, and he…

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Weekly Devotion – February 18th

February 18, 2019

It is a certainty in life that things will change. There are times when we enjoy the changes and other times when they can be painful. There are also things in…

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Weekly Devotion – February 11th

February 11, 2019

”Master,” Simon answered, “we worked hard all night long and caught nothing. But if you say so, I will let down the nets.” They let them down and caught such…

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