The Holy Family

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…

Jesus dies on the cross

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,…

St. Jude

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…

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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…

Nativity

The Coming of Christ

Dear Friend of St. Jude, As we prepare to celebrate the coming of Christ, I am reminded of the millions of people in the world who have never heard of our Savior’s birth, nor have they experienced God’s glorious love made visible in the newborn Jesus. Thanks to your ongoing support of our mission, we…

Water Damage

Help for our Beloved Shrine

Dear Friend of St. Jude, You are an indescribable blessing to our mission and ministry, and a cherished member of our Circle of Hope. Please accept my sincere gratitude for your prayers and faithful support. You’ve probably heard about the torrential rains and widespread flooding in the Northeast. Baltimore certainly got its share of the…

Remembrance Candle

In Honor/In Memory

Dear Friend of St. Jude, On a recent family gathering, we pulled out some family photos and began reminiscing about our loved ones, many of whom have passed. It brought back precious memories of my own mother and father, Lucy and Pasquale Sticco. Memories came flooding back of many cherished people from my past… of…