Young and old.
Catholic and non-Catholic.
People come to the Shrine to pray to St. Jude for his powerful intercession.
Many visitors light a candle as they pray before the statue of St. Jude. 


Votive Candles 

You may request a votive candle to be burned at the Shrine for your special intention or in thanksgiving for a favor received through St. Jude’s powerful intercession.  Your votive light will be a symbol of your love for and devotion to St. Jude and your intention to persevere in your prayers.

To light a Votive Candle for one week, please select this option and enter your special intention in the ordering instructions box on the next page:

Remembrance Candles for All Occasions

For those who are living or for those who have passed, a remembrance candle is a wonderful way to acknowledge holidays, anniversaries, sacraments, or other special dates.  You are invited to light a Remembrance Candle to honor your loved ones.  The candle will be lit for one year from the date of your request.  A small plaque displaying the name you requested will be mounted below the candle.  The annual offering is $200, which will benefit the ministries of St. Jude Shrine.

To light a Remembrance Candle that will burn continuously for one year, please select this option and enter the name of your loved one in the ordering instructions box on the next page:

Memorial Candle