Powerful Testimonies to St. Jude

Dear Friend of St. Jude, Your generosity continues to help us bring Christ’s love to the poor and minister to all those seeking hope. You are a special blessing for us! Thank you! St. Jude reminds us that we grow strong in our faith when we pray to the Holy Spirit. He tells us to…

Sean Phillips

Our Newest Seminarian

Dear Friend of St. Jude, As you know, the journey to serve God and the Church as a Pallottine priest or brother is preceded with years of prayer, discernment, formation and education. I am honored to tell you about a young man who recently began that journey. Sean Phillips, 28, a native of Doylestown, PA,…


Dire Emergency in Nigeria and Cameroon

Dear Friend of St. Jude, We have a dire emergency in one of the most dangerous and violent places in the world and desperately need your help for our Pallottine missionaries who are serving there. Father John Ndidi, a Pallottine priest, begs for our help for the Pallottine mission in the Cameroon-Nigerian Region in Africa….

Peruvian girl with her baby

Happy Mother’s Day!

Dear Friend of St. Jude, All of us have said, “I love you, Mom!”, at one time or another. Mother’s Day, May 10th, is a day when we can celebrate our mother’s love. Whether your mother is living, or now rests with the Lord, you can still show your love for her. I invite you…

Jesus at Easter

Christ has Risen!

Dear Friend of St. Jude, Jesus is no longer here. “Christ has risen!” These words of triumph greeted the women on that first Easter morning, and they greet us today, bringing hope, love and joy. Let’s celebrate with cheerful certainty the Good News of the Resurrection. On behalf of our Pallottine priests and brothers: Happy…

Jesus dies on the cross

Journey with Christ to Calvery

Dear Friend of St. Jude, Thank you for your continued kindness to the Pallottine priests and brothers who conduct St. Jude Shrine. St. Vincent Pallotti, whose words appear above, was the founder of our religious community. He believed that meditating on the Stations of the Cross gives us strength and enables us to deepen our…

Sudanese woman and children

Emergency for St. Paul’s School in Sudan

Dear Friend of St. Jude, We have an urgent situation in the Sudan for which I humbly request your prayers and support.  It is for orphans and children who have endured a lifetime of pain that no child should suffer. The Republic of South Sudan is not necessarily front-page news today – nor is St….

Baby Jesus in the Nativity at St. Jude Shrine

The Gift of Love at Christmas

Dear Friend of St. Jude, When your heart pours out the gift of love, there is no greater or more satisfying gift to give or receive.  After the excitement of the holidays settles down and the twinkling lights are turned off, isn’t it the love we’ve experienced that brings the most Christmas joy? We Pallottines…

Nativity at St. Jude Shrine

The Special Gift of Prayer

Dear Friend of St. Jude, Merry Christmas! Please know that our Pallottine priests and brothers pray for you, not just at Christmas, but all the year through. We are truly blessed to have your kindness, loyalty and support to bring hope to the hopeless. This Christmas season, we want to give you our special gift of…

Nativity at St. Jude Shrine

First Poinsettias of the Season

Dear Friend of St. Jude, You just know it’s Christmas when you see those bright red poinsettias! Some say the red color symbolizes the blood of Christ, but the poinsettia’s red leaves are not the flower.  The yellow spikes in the very center are the flower, and some believe, represent the Crown of Thorns. What…