Prayer Requests

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The Christmas Hope of Mary

Dear Friend of St. Jude, What inspiring words for us to hear as we begin our Christmas preparations!  Every day, we hear about people looking for hope – for COVID to dissipate, for a vaccine or a reliable treatment, for more businesses to open safely, and for new jobs for people who lost their livelihoods….

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The Hope of St. Jude

Dear Friend of St. Jude, As we are bombarded daily and even hourly with news about COVID-19, you’re probably struggling with concerns about your own health and that of your loved ones. This insidious and deadly virus looms over us, leaving us anxious and fearful… and alone. This pandemic has caused many to suffer despair….

You are Never Alone

Dear Friend of St. Jude, Please know you are in my thoughts every day as we make our way together through these difficult times. While you may experience the daily isolation on your own, you are not alone because our priests and brothers remain committed to your spiritual care now more than ever! The uncertainty and…

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The Hope of St. Jude

Dear Friend of St. Jude, You are a treasured member of our Circle of Hope, and I sincerely thank you for all you do for our ministries. Your kindness, compassion and generosity enable our priests and brothers to bring hope into the lives of people who live in darkness and despair. To thank you for your…

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Lent is a Time of Grace

Dear Friend of St. Jude, I am humbled by your continued kindness to our Pallottine priests and brothers who conduct St. Jude Shrine. As a cherished member of our Circle of Hope, you strengthen our ministry with your deep faith, compassion and generosity. Your support enables our priests and brothers to seek out and help…

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A Dire Situation in Peru

Dear Friend of St. Jude, We have an urgent situation in our mission in Lima, Peru, for which I need your prayers and help. Please let me explain…  You may not know this, but Venezuela is in the midst of an unprecedented political and economic crisis. Due to skyrocketing inflation, severe food and medicine shortages,…

The Feast Day of St. Jude

Dear Friend of St. Jude, I am so very grateful for you! I know you cherish our beloved St. Jude and rely on him for answers to your prayers and concerns. I know, too, that you generously support our Shrine that’s been devoted to St. Jude for more than 100 years. From the bottom of…

St. Rita

The Healing Saints

Dear Friend of St. Jude, Often we read or hear in Scripture these very words from Jesus: ‘Go forth, your faith has saved you!’ Or ‘your faith has made you well.’ We walk in faith to a loving God who heals us with His grace. Today, as we continue on our journey, we ask the…

The Heart of Jesus

The Foot of the Cross

Dear Friend of St. Jude, We have spent the last 40 days preparing for this one special day. We’ve fasted, prayed, asked forgiveness, and we’ve journeyed with Christ to the foot of the cross. So, today we celebrate Jesus’ resurrection – the one act that turns our hope in things to come into a promise…

The Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God

Dear Friend of St. Jude, Our New Year opens with the beautiful celebration of the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God, on January 1st. As we look forward to all that 2019 brings, I want to thank you for supporting our Pallottine priests and brothers and wish you many blessings. Mary is known worldwide by…