Mission & Ministry News

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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 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…

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The Hope of St. Jude

Dear Friend of St. Jude, You are a treasured member of our Circle of Hope, and I sincerely thank you for all you do for our ministries. Your kindness, compassion and generosity enable our priests and brothers to bring hope into the lives of people who live in darkness and despair. To thank you for your…

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Lent is a Time of Grace

Dear Friend of St. Jude, I am humbled by 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. Your support enables our priests and brothers to seek out and help…

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A Dire Situation in Peru

Dear Friend of St. Jude, We have an urgent situation in our mission in Lima, Peru, for which I need your prayers and help. Please let me explain…  You may not know this, but Venezuela is in the midst of an unprecedented political and economic crisis. Due to skyrocketing inflation, severe food and medicine shortages,…