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The Lenten Journey

  Dear Friend of St. Jude, Thank you for 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. You are a good and faithful servant, and I thank you for…

St. Vincent

Everyone is Called to be an Apostle

Dear Friend of St. Jude, “Everyone is called to be an apostle.” These words from our founder are rooted in his deep desire to inspire people from all walks of life to work constantly for God’s kingdom. Thank you for your generous support in helping us continue the important work we do for Christ. In appreciation…

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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…

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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…

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…

Peru Children

Update on the Peru Mission

Dear Friend of St. Jude, Thanks to you, our Pallottine priests and brothers are able to bring the hope of St. Jude and love of Jesus Christ to the poor and forgotten in the farthest corners of the world.  If ever there was a need for hope, it is evident in the eyes… and faces of…

Virgin Mary

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…