News

Let us share with you the news from our Pallottine Fathers, Brothers, and Sisters as they bring help and hope to thousands of children and families around the world and here at home.

St. Jude – Hope for the World

Dear Friend of St. Jude, You may have concerns about the ongoing problems facing our country, like many people I hear from every day. Many are troubled by the economy and unemployment. Others are concerned about their physical and emotional health, including addiction, stress and anxiety. Still others worry about the education of our young…

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Mary, Our Mother

Dear Friend of St. Jude, I thank you from the bottom of my heart for your faithful membership in our Circle of Hope. Your prayers and generosity empower our priests and brothers to do the work God has called us to do. Together, we serve Christ in the poor. For centuries, the Catholic Church has…

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Journey to the Cross

Dear Friend of St. Jude, You are a special blessing to our mission and ministry and a cherished member of our Circle of Hope. We are especially thankful for your prayers and generosity, which enable our Pallottine priests and brothers to do the work God has called us to do. Thanks to your support of…

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A Lenten Message

Dear Friend of St. Jude, Thank you for your commitment and loyalty 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. Please let our priests and brothers pray for you during this holy…

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A Desperate Situation in Peru

Dear Friend of St. Jude, I have always been able to count on you when an urgent situation arises in one of our missions. I am so very grateful for your compassionate support of our ministries around the world. Today we have an urgent situation in our mission in Lima, Peru, for which I need…

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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 Feast Day Celebration of St. Jude

Dear Friend of St. Jude, I was hoping that the COVID-19 news would be better by the time I sat down to write this letter, but unfortunately, it is not. As we wait out the isolation and hardship of this pandemic, I am here to remind you that the darkness will eventually lift and we…

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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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St. Jude Shrine – A Beacon of Hope

Dear Friend of St. Jude, I know this is a difficult time for you and your family. Please know that you are not alone. In fact, even though the state of Maryland has closed our beloved Shrine, our priests and brothers remain committed to your spiritual care now more than ever!  During this time of…