Stained glass Nativity

The Gift of Prayer

Dear Friend of St. Jude, At Christmas when I look at a beautiful Nativity scene, my heart is filled with love for the Holy Family. I am reminded how our Savior came to us, born into a world of poverty, oppression and injustice, and how Mary and Joseph were homeless, cold, hungry and in search…

St. Jude's face

A Prayer for the New Year, 2016

Dear Friend of St. Jude, In gratitude for all you have done for our Pallottine ministries, I would like to offer you our 2016 St. Jude Shrine Calendar. Please sign our Guest Book and put “Calendar” in the comment box. The calendar highlights feast days that are important to our Catholic faith. I encourage you to…

Christmas at St. Jude Shrine

See the Face of Jesus in our Neighbors

Dear Friend of St. Jude, Thank you so very much for your faithful support of our Pallottine priests and brothers and our mission to serve the poor. Your works of mercy in St. Jude’s name have been an answer to the prayers of so many hopeless people around the world. As I reflect on Pope…


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….