Weekly Devotion – October 31st

Weekly Devotions

Weekly Devotion - October 31stIn this week’s Gospel, Jesus invites Himself to the home of Zacchaeus, a tax collector disliked by all. Out of everyone in the crowd, Jesus chose this man because he, too, needed God’s merciful love.


Bible Diary for October 30th – November 5th

Bible Diary

October 30
Sunday

Thirty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time

1st Reading: Wis 11:22–12:2
Before the LORD the whole universe is as a grain from a balance
or a drop of morning dew come down upon the earth.


Feast of St. Jude Prayer Banner 2016

St. Jude Prayer Banner

We are grateful for you and the thousands of others who have sent their petitions to be joined together in the Feast of St. Jude Prayer Banner.

The banner is currently placed on the altar of St. Jude at the National Shrine of St. Jude to offer thanksgiving to St. Jude.

The St. Jude Prayer Banner serves as a testament of hope, uniting all of our hearts, minds, and prayers in devotion to St. Jude.


Weekly Devotion – October 24th

Weekly Devotions

Weekly Devotion – October 24thOur reflection from the readings this week is:

“For whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and the one who humbles himself will be exalted.”


November 2nd – Day of Prayer for Cancer

Day of Prayer for Cancer

June 1st – Day of Prayer for CancerThroughout Wednesday’s liturgies at the National Shrine of St. Jude, we will pray in a special way for all those who suffer from cancer. We invite you to join us November 2nd, and on the first Wednesday of every month, as we call upon St. Jude for the healing of cancer. Please send your special intentions for healing and remembrance of those affected by cancer to the Shrine or join our prayer circle of healing by posting your prayer to our Day of Prayer for Cancer wall below.