Stained glass Nativity

The Good News of Christmas

Dear Friend of St. Jude, This Christmas we will hear these words proclaimed in the Gospel reading - “Do not be afraid; for behold, I proclaim to you good news of great joy that will be for all the people … A savior has been born for you who is Christ and Lord.” – and I…

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The Christmas Angels

Dear Friend of St. Jude, During this Christmas season, we are especially grateful for your gracious spirit of giving which helps us share Christ’s love for all people. You are an indescribable blessing to our mission and ministries! Many symbols remind us of Christmas…among them, the manger, the star and the angels who foretold events…

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Urgent Needs at St. Jude Shrine

Dear Friend of St. Jude, You are an indescribable blessing to our mission and ministry! Thank you for all you’ve done to help us achieve a major milestone in 2017 – our 100th anniversary! In 1917, the Archbishop of Baltimore entrusted St. Jude Shrine to the Pallottine Fathers and Brothers. Regular Novena Services were established around the…

St. Jude Shrine

The Feast Day Celebration of St. Jude

Dear Friend of St. Jude, You are a cherished member of our Circle of Hope, and I would like you to be part of our 2017 Celebration of the Feast of St. Jude. This year’s celebration coincides with the 100th anniversary of our beautiful Shrine – the Nationwide Center of St. Jude Devotions in Baltimore…

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St. Jude Offers Hope and Healing

Dear Friend of St. Jude, “When you have your health, you have everything.” No doubt you have heard this common saying, and how true it is. Those who have recovered from illness usually say it in gratitude and relief. Illness, be it physical or mental, is a burden that keeps us from fully enjoying life….

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St. Peregrine, the Patron Saint of Cancer

Dear Friend of St. Jude,  Are you or someone you love in need of physical or spiritual healing? Because illnesses, and especially cancer, are among the most urgent requests I receive, I invite you to take advantage of the miraculous healing powers of two powerful saints. If you or someone you love has been stricken…

In God We Trust

In God We Trust

Dear Friend of St. Jude, As the July 4th holiday approaches and we’re preparing for fireworks, parades and picnics, I ask you to take a moment to remember the true meaning of this holiday: it commemorates the day our country signed the Declaration of Independence so that the “united colonies” could worship freely under God….

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Urgent Need in Mozambique

Dear Friend of St. Jude, Your prayers and generosity continue 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! I write today with an urgent need in Mozambique where our Pallottine priests and brothers are bringing tangible relief aid…

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May is the Month of Mary

Dear Friend of St. Jude, As a member of our Circle of Hope, you are a priceless treasure to all of us. In a world where so many people sit by and do nothing to help those crying out in need, you are one of our Lord’s champions for good – one who truly serves…

Jesus at Easter

Easter Message of Hope

Dear Friend of St. Jude, In just a few days we will celebrate Jesus’ Resurrection. We remember how He loved us; we celebrate because He is still with us, and we believe that He will come again. This is the day when God fulfilled His promise to us by raising Jesus from the dead. Happy…