Posts tagged "National Shrine of St. Jude"

St. Jude: Superhero of the Saints

Patron saint of lost causes, desperate situations and hospitals, St. Jude of Thaddaus is the saint we turn to in despair. Jude’s letter was “written to warn against false teaching regarding what has sometimes been called ‘cheap grace.’  Apparently the community was threatened by teachers who proclaimed that God’s grace allowed them to sin freely.  Jude calls... Read more »

A Day of Remembrance

Sometimes the world seems filled with cancer, doesn’t it?  Over the weekend I heard of two people who are battling this disease.  I know survivors and I remember those that lost their battle. The National Shrine of St. Jude is having a Day of Remembrance & Healing for Cancer today.  You can send your petitions through... Read more »

Solemn Novena of St. Jude

Today starts the Solemn Novena of St. Jude through February 20.  Novenas have a rich history in the Catholic church.  A novena is a prayer petition said over a course of time.  The following is from the National Shrine of St. Jude’s website: The Gospel tells us that St. Jude was a brother of St.... Read more »