Weekly Devotion – January 9th

Weekly Devotions

Weekly Devotion for January 9thOur reflection from the Gospel this week is:

“They were overjoyed at seeing the star, and on entering the house they saw the Child with Mary His mother.”

This Sunday we celebrated the Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord. The Magi (also known as “the wise men” from the East) followed the star to see Jesus. They left everything behind and traveled incredible distances to find “the newborn King” and celebrate His birth. We find their same sense of wonder and awe as we reflect on how significantly the birth of Christ changed what is possible for our lives as God’s children.

We pray together: St. Jude, help me to be a good witness of the joy of the Gospel to all I meet.

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  • Catherine Gordon January 12, 2017 at 8:46 PM

    Healing for son with autism, epilepsy, & now thyroid issues & sodium low levels. Please , asking for healing in all areas & for my health & strength to care for him & my mom. Asking that she regains the ability to walk without her cane& that health continues to get better. Bless me Cordell my family &. Friends. Asking in prayer for world peace. Amen.

  • Carlos January 12, 2017 at 4:01 PM

    I pray for myself so that I do what I like. Amen

  • shari January 12, 2017 at 8:56 AM

    St. Jude please pray for us, please answer my prayers, please reunite Osvaldo and I as soon as possible. Thank you for helping my son with his surgery and lessening the pain, Amen.

  • Marguerite January 12, 2017 at 6:44 AM

    Thank you for recent awards .I ask that my sales become more increased .

  • M January 11, 2017 at 5:48 PM

    St Jude please pray that Robert gets released on Friday.
    Please help me get more monies from cl.
    Please help me personally with my own intentions.
    Thank you as you always help me in obtaining my intentions.

  • S.G. January 11, 2017 at 6:32 AM

    St. Jude, Please pray for me, Please hear my prayers, Please answer them. Thank you for all your Answered prayers in the past, I know you love us all, Amen.

  • Gillian January 11, 2017 at 1:54 AM

    May struggling mother know that people on here are also praying to St Jude for her and her children. May we all have our prayers answered

  • Paul January 10, 2017 at 2:11 PM

    Thank you St. Jude for praying to Jesus to give me strength, understanding, and Gods forgiveness of my sins, and for His love. Thank you for all the blessings in my life.

  • S.G. January 10, 2017 at 11:04 AM

    St. Jude please work with God to help “Struggling Mother”, answer her prayers and let her know she is not alone and that her kids need her. Thank you for answered prayers. I ask you to pray for me for stronger Faith, and will to go on and find happiness again. I ask you to please have my ex boyfriend contact me, please fill his heart with love and remind him of all the good between us. Please have him contact me. I ask for your intercession and prayers, Amen.

  • Stephanie January 10, 2017 at 11:04 AM

    St. Jude,please continue to help me and intercede with my petitions especially with my health issues. Amen

  • Will January 10, 2017 at 10:04 AM

    Father, I pray some other will read this prayer.I pray my friend Terah will be freed of the bonds that constrain her, she confess to the Lord and find the good path the future can hold.

  • Kathleen January 10, 2017 at 9:46 AM

    St. Jude, you know the financial struggles our family has had these last few years. Please intercede on our behalf and ask God for the blessing so very much needed at this time. Give us the strength to continue this road and persevere. With your help, we can see this through.

  • Mmc January 10, 2017 at 4:12 AM

    Thank you for recent sales.May they increase each day .I ask that the car situation works out for me .Thank you

  • struggling mother January 10, 2017 at 3:37 AM

    dear st jude,i am at the end of the road. I have been left by by husband to care for three children,and am working relentlessly to support them.I am in bad health. I think about ending it all every day and pary for the strength to continue.I have no money despite working 70 hours a week as i can not get child support.I am taking antidepressents but nothing is working. I smile for my children but my heart is heavy. Please send me some sign that I should live,send me some hope to carry on,bring good fortune our way. Amen.

  • Rose May January 10, 2017 at 1:11 AM

    St. Jude thank you for all the blessings we received.. Forgive our sins. Have mercy on us. St. Jude please guide us and protect us from danger. St. Jude please enlighten the mind of my aunt adel. St. Jude keep us safe always. I’m praying I will meet my partner in life. Amen

  • Lourdes Mae Angeline January 9, 2017 at 11:15 PM

    Dearest St. Jude I am asking for your intercession during my upcoming Licensure Exam this March 2017. Patron of the Desperate and Hopeless, please help me in my distress. These I ask in Jesus’name, Amen.

  • S. January 9, 2017 at 6:16 PM

    St. Jude please ask Jesus to touch my brother in the hospital and heal him. please beg God for my brother to be completely healed.

    Please St. Jude please intercede for me.

    You have helped me so many times in the past and I have been grateful to you then and I am still so grateful.

    Please beg for me St. Jude. Please help me this time again. Please ask God to touch my brother and heal him. He’s so sick.

    I will gratefully encourage Devotion to you and I will honor you always as my special and Powerful patron.

    St. Jude thank you.

  • Carlos January 9, 2017 at 5:32 PM

    I pray for my mother and I, so that we might improve our self-esteem and have a stronger self-esteem. Amen

  • Ada January 9, 2017 at 3:20 PM

    Please St. Jude help me. I can’t find employment my children are suffering as well cause I can’t barely even buy enough to feed them. You know my harsh situation St Jude. Please Patron of desperate causes help me. This situation is unbearable and the pain I feel for not being able to provide to my kids is killing me. St Jude I need you more than ever, I feel lonely and I’m turning to you San Judas no me abandones.

  • Mary January 9, 2017 at 1:00 PM

    Please pray for my son to get help for his gambling addiction and never to go back to prison again and get a new job please be with him at his interview tommorow

  • Christine January 9, 2017 at 12:03 PM

    I pray for strength, comfort, confidence. St. Jude I pray for a good paying job to support my family. Amen

  • Ada January 9, 2017 at 9:49 AM

    St Jude please pray my healing from fibroid, pains at my right head,face,ear,throat and bless my marriage with children in Jesus Christ Name Amen

  • Chris Burlew January 9, 2017 at 9:47 AM

    I pray that my oldest son will find a job and that my best friend will heal from her recent setback from surgery

  • Ma. Victoria C. Custodio January 9, 2017 at 9:02 AM

    I pray to you lord Jesus to please help me in my financial problem..i also pray to you Lord Jesus to protect my whole family..

  • S.G. January 9, 2017 at 8:45 AM

    St. Jude thank you for answered prayers, please continue to help me and intercede with my petitions, please pray for Ozzie to contact me, thank you, in Jesus name I pray, Amen

  • K January 9, 2017 at 8:42 AM

    Lord please look after all my family keep them healthy and well in body and mind.Father God, thank you for continuously blessing me day to day.Dear Lord, thank you so much for prayers answered. I know it is due to the intercession of St. Jude, St. Padre Pio, Mother Mary Undoer of Knots, my guardian angel, and the prayers of others Thank you for guiding me in the right directions, even though I may not know what steps to take.Give me the strength to move forward on the path you’ve laid out for me.Dear God, I am truly, sincerely, incredibly sorry for every sin that I have done. Guide me towards better health, and give me the wisdom to identify those you’ve placed around me to help me get better.
    In your name I pray, Amen. Healing

  • denise January 9, 2017 at 4:23 AM

    thank you for my Healing 102 food addiction believe rust More humility more faiyh more trust Believe tust thank you more an example of Jesus for all to see thru Actions

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