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Stained glass Nativity

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….

St. Jude Shrine

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…

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…