Pray for Our Country

Pray for Our Country

Dear Friend of St. Jude, If you are like the many people I hear from every day, you are concerned about the unsettled state of our country. Some worry that our spiritual and moral foundations are eroding away. Others are concerned about the lack of unity that threatens our democracy. Most people are troubled about…

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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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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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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…

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The Feast Day of St. Jude

Dear Friend of St. Jude, You are a dear and precious member of our St. Jude Shrine family, and I would like you to be part of our Celebration of the Feast of St. Jude.        I invite you to attend one of the special Masses at the Nationwide Center of St. Jude Devotions in Baltimore…

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The Power of St. Jude

Dear Friend of St. Jude, Lately I’ve been receiving a lot of letters from people who are overwhelmed with troubling circumstances in their lives.       I’ve also been receiving many letters from people who asked for St. Jude’s intercession in their lives and received it. Here are a few examples…  I have prayed to St. Jude…

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Help for Our Pallottine Sisters in Peru

Dear Friend of St. Jude, Your compassion for the poor is an indescribable blessing! Thank you for faithfully serving Christ who comes to us in the poor.     I hope you will open your heart again for our Pallottine Sisters and Fathers who serve in an impoverished and spiritually broken community of Peru. Sister Chetna, Sister…

Father Manoel

Emergency Help Needed in Peru

Dear Friend of St. Jude,  I need your urgent help for one of our Pallottine priests who “travels on a wing and a prayer” every day. Father Manoel Vierira wrote to me recently requesting emergency help to purchase a reliable vehicle. You see, Father Manoel serves deep in the Andes Mountains of Peru, where he…