The St. Jude Journal – October 2017


We are delighted to share with you letters of thanksgiving for St. Jude’s intercession, especially during the upcoming Solemn Novena to St. Jude, October 21st—29th. Please us by sending your petition or letter of gratitude to the National Shrine of St. Jude.

November 1st – Day of Prayer for Cancer

Day of Prayer for Cancer

October 4th<br />  – 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 1st, 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.


Weekly Devotion – October 16th

Weekly Devotions

Weekly Devotion - October 16thThe king in this week’s parable became upset that many of those invited to his party did not show up and those that did come did not wear appropriate attire. How many times have we received God’s call but had something better to do?

Bible Diary for October 15th – 21st

Bible Diary

October 15th

28th Sunday in Ordinary Time

1st Reading: Is 25:6-10a
On this mountain Yahweh Sabaoth will prepare for all peoples a feast of rich food and choice wines, meat full of marrow, fine wine strained.

Weekly Devotion – October 9th

Weekly Devotions

Weekly Devotion - October 9thOur reflection from the Gospel this week is:

“The Kingdom of God will be given to people who produce the fruits of the Kingdom.”