St. Jude Novena

How to Pray the St. Jude Novena? Praying a St. Jude Novena involves a nine-day prayer devotion dedicated to St. Jude, the patron saint of desperate and impossible causes. Here is a general guide on how to pray a St. Jude Novena:

  1. Preparation: Find a quiet place where you can focus and set aside some time each day for prayer. You can also gather a candle, a statue or image of St. Jude, and a St. Jude Novena prayer to recite.
  2. Intentions: Reflect and identify the specific intention or petition you have in mind when beginning the novena. It could be seeking St. Jude’s intercession for a difficult situation or asking for help in seemingly impossible circumstances.
  3. Opening: Begin with an opening prayer and state your intention or petition.
  4. Scripture Reading: Read a short passage from the Bible that relates to your intention or the theme of the novena.
  5. St. Jude Novena Prayer: Recite the St. Jude Novena prayer or a specific prayer dedicated to St. Jude. If you don’t have a specific prayer, you can search for St. Jude Novena prayers available online or in prayer books.
  6. Reflection and Meditation: After reciting the prayer, take some time to reflect on its meaning and consider the example and intercession of St. Jude.
  7. Closing: Conclude with a prayer of adoration, gratitude to St. Jude, and a closing prayer.
  8. Continue the Novena: Repeat the novena for nine consecutive days, following the steps mentioned above.

Remember, novenas are personal prayer devotions and can be adapted to your needs and preferences. It is also advisable to consult with a priest or spiritual advisor to better understand and properly observe the novena.

St. Jude Novena All 9 Days

The nine days of novena prayer signify the nine days the twelve Apostles prayed together between Jesus’ Ascension and Pentecost, when they were filled with the presence of the Holy Spirit. St. Jude was one of the Apostles and a cousin of Jesus.

St. Jude promises to deliver our prayers to God, and in turn to give us comfort and hope as we wait to see how life will unfold. It is then, as we wait and discern how we can best continue moving forward while our needs remain, that God fulfills His assurance that He is with us always.

Pray this St. Jude Novena for your intentions asking St. Jude to intercede to God the Father, His Son Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit on your behalf!. St. Jude is the patron saint of Hopeless Cases, Desperate Situations, Impossible Causes because even though something may seem hopeless, with God there is always hope.

NovenaSt. Jude Novena
Novena BeginsOctober 19
Feast DayOctober 28
Patron Saint ofHopeless Cases, Desperate Situations, Impossible Causes
St. Jude Novena
St Jude Novena

St. Jude Novena Day 1

Let us begin, In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

Most holy Apostle, St. Jude, faithful servant and friend of Jesus, the Church honors and invokes you universally, as the patron of difficult cases, of things almost despaired of, Pray for me, I am so helpless and alone. Intercede with God for me that He bring visible and speedy help where help is almost despaired of. Come to my assistance in this great need that I may receive the consolation and help of heaven in all my necessities, tribulations, and sufferings, particularly

(Mention your request here…)

And that I may praise God with you and all the saints forever. I promise, O Blessed St. Jude, to be ever mindful of this great favor granted me by God and to always honor you as my special and powerful patron, and to gratefully encourage devotion to you.

Amen

Say 1: Our Father… Say 1: Hail Mary… Say 1: Glory Be…

St. Jude Novena Day 2

Let us begin, In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

Most holy Apostle, St. Jude, faithful servant and friend of Jesus, the Church honors and invokes you universally, as the patron of difficult cases, of things almost despaired of, Pray for me, I am so helpless and alone. Intercede with God for me that He bring visible and speedy help where help is almost despaired of. Come to my assistance in this great need that I may receive the consolation and help of heaven in all my necessities, tribulations, and sufferings, particularly

(Mention your request here…)

And that I may praise God with you and all the saints forever. I promise, O Blessed St. Jude, to be ever mindful of this great favor granted me by God and to always honor you as my special and powerful patron, and to gratefully encourage devotion to you.

Amen

Say 1: Our Father… Say 1: Hail Mary… Say 1: Glory Be…

St. Jude Novena Day 3

Let us begin, In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

Most holy Apostle, St. Jude, faithful servant and friend of Jesus, the Church honors and invokes you universally, as the patron of difficult cases, of things almost despaired of, Pray for me, I am so helpless and alone. Intercede with God for me that He bring visible and speedy help where help is almost despaired of. Come to my assistance in this great need that I may receive the consolation and help of heaven in all my necessities, tribulations, and sufferings, particularly

(Mention your request here…)

And that I may praise God with you and all the saints forever. I promise, O Blessed St. Jude, to be ever mindful of this great favor granted me by God and to always honor you as my special and powerful patron, and to gratefully encourage devotion to you.

Amen

Say 1: Our Father… Say 1: Hail Mary… Say 1: Glory Be…

St. Jude Novena Day 4

Let us begin, In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

Most holy Apostle, St. Jude, faithful servant and friend of Jesus, the Church honors and invokes you universally, as the patron of difficult cases, of things almost despaired of, Pray for me, I am so helpless and alone. Intercede with God for me that He bring visible and speedy help where help is almost despaired of. Come to my assistance in this great need that I may receive the consolation and help of heaven in all my necessities, tribulations, and sufferings, particularly

(Mention your request here…)

And that I may praise God with you and all the saints forever. I promise, O Blessed St. Jude, to be ever mindful of this great favor granted me by God and to always honor you as my special and powerful patron, and to gratefully encourage devotion to you.

Amen

Say 1: Our Father… Say 1: Hail Mary… Say 1: Glory Be…

St. Jude Novena Day 5

Let us begin, In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

Most holy Apostle, St. Jude, faithful servant and friend of Jesus, the Church honors and invokes you universally, as the patron of difficult cases, of things almost despaired of, Pray for me, I am so helpless and alone. Intercede with God for me that He bring visible and speedy help where help is almost despaired of. Come to my assistance in this great need that I may receive the consolation and help of heaven in all my necessities, tribulations, and sufferings, particularly

(Mention your request here…)

And that I may praise God with you and all the saints forever. I promise, O Blessed St. Jude, to be ever mindful of this great favor granted me by God and to always honor you as my special and powerful patron, and to gratefully encourage devotion to you.

Amen

Say 1: Our Father… Say 1: Hail Mary… Say 1: Glory Be…

St. Jude Novena Day 6

Let us begin, In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

Most holy Apostle, St. Jude, faithful servant and friend of Jesus, the Church honors and invokes you universally, as the patron of difficult cases, of things almost despaired of, Pray for me, I am so helpless and alone. Intercede with God for me that He bring visible and speedy help where help is almost despaired of. Come to my assistance in this great need that I may receive the consolation and help of heaven in all my necessities, tribulations, and sufferings, particularly

(Mention your request here…)

And that I may praise God with you and all the saints forever. I promise, O Blessed St. Jude, to be ever mindful of this great favor granted me by God and to always honor you as my special and powerful patron, and to gratefully encourage devotion to you.

Amen

Say 1: Our Father… Say 1: Hail Mary… Say 1: Glory Be…

St. Jude Novena Day 7

Let us begin, In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

Most holy Apostle, St. Jude, faithful servant and friend of Jesus, the Church honors and invokes you universally, as the patron of difficult cases, of things almost despaired of, Pray for me, I am so helpless and alone. Intercede with God for me that He bring visible and speedy help where help is almost despaired of. Come to my assistance in this great need that I may receive the consolation and help of heaven in all my necessities, tribulations, and sufferings, particularly

(Mention your request here…)

And that I may praise God with you and all the saints forever. I promise, O Blessed St. Jude, to be ever mindful of this great favor granted me by God and to always honor you as my special and powerful patron, and to gratefully encourage devotion to you.

Amen

Say 1: Our Father… Say 1: Hail Mary… Say 1: Glory Be…

St. Jude Novena Day 8

Let us begin, In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

Most holy Apostle, St. Jude, faithful servant and friend of Jesus, the Church honors and invokes you universally, as the patron of difficult cases, of things almost despaired of, Pray for me, I am so helpless and alone. Intercede with God for me that He bring visible and speedy help where help is almost despaired of. Come to my assistance in this great need that I may receive the consolation and help of heaven in all my necessities, tribulations, and sufferings, particularly

(Mention your request here…)

And that I may praise God with you and all the saints forever. I promise, O Blessed St. Jude, to be ever mindful of this great favor granted me by God and to always honor you as my special and powerful patron, and to gratefully encourage devotion to you.

Amen

Say 1: Our Father… Say 1: Hail Mary… Say 1: Glory Be…

St. Jude Novena Day 9

Let us begin, In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

Most holy Apostle, St. Jude, faithful servant and friend of Jesus, the Church honors and invokes you universally, as the patron of difficult cases, of things almost despaired of, Pray for me, I am so helpless and alone. Intercede with God for me that He bring visible and speedy help where help is almost despaired of. Come to my assistance in this great need that I may receive the consolation and help of heaven in all my necessities, tribulations, and sufferings, particularly

(Mention your request here…)

And that I may praise God with you and all the saints forever. I promise, O Blessed St. Jude, to be ever mindful of this great favor granted me by God and to always honor you as my special and powerful patron, and to gratefully encourage devotion to you.

Amen

Say 1: Our Father… Say 1: Hail Mary… Say 1: Glory Be…

St. Jude Prayer

We have collected some of our favorite St. Jude prayers from over the years to share with you. Use these prayers to Mention your request through St. Jude.

Prayer to St. Jude

Most Holy Apostle St. Jude Thaddeus, faithful servant and friend of Jesus, the name of the traitor who delivered your beloved Master into the hands of the enemies has caused you to be forgotten by many, but the Church honors and invokes you universally as the patron of hopeless cases and of things despaired of.

Pray for me who am so needy; make use, I implore you of that particular privilege accorded to you to bring visible and speedy help where help is almost despaired. Come to my assistance in this great need that I may receive the consolations and succor of heaven in all my necessities, tribulations, and sufferings particularly (here mention your petition) and that I may bless God with you and all the elect throughout eternity.

I promise you, O blessed Jude to be ever mindful of this great favor, and I will never cease to honor you as my special and powerful patron and to do all in my power to encourage devotion to you. Amen.

Hymn to St. Jude

St. Jude the oft forgotten, You shall remembered be. We hail you now in glory and have recourse to you for help, for the despairing, when hopeless seems the task and from the Heart of Jesus through you we favors ask.

Prayer to St. Jude for Physical Healing

St. Jude, you witnessed the healing power of our Lord Jesus. You saw His compassion for the sick and dying. You yourself touched the sick, shared the sorrows of the mournful, and encouraged the despairing. You received this authority and healing power to work wonders, to cure the incurable, to make people whole. We ask you to intercede with our brother, Jesus, to send His saving grace to heal the sickness and suffering of_________, to uplift his/her despondent spirit, and to instill hope in his/her heart. Amen.

St. Jude Prayer for Healing

Most holy Apostle, St. Jude, friend of Jesus, I place myself in your care at this difficult time. Pray for me; help me remember that I need not face my troubles alone. Please join me in my need, asking God to send me consolation in my sorrow, courage in my fear, and healing in the midst of my suffering.

Ask our loving God to fill me with the grace to accept whatever may lie ahead for me and my loved ones, and to strengthen my faith in God’s healing power. Thank you, St. Jude, for the promise of hope you hold out to all who believe, and inspire me to give this gift of hope to others as it has been given to me. Amen.

Prayer to St. Jude in Times of Suffering

Most holy Apostle, St. Jude, faithful servant and friend of Jesus, I place myself into your hands at this difficult time. Help me to know that I am not alone. Please pray for me, asking God to send me comfort for my sorrows, bravery for my fears, and healing for my suffering. Ask our loving God to strengthen my faith and give me the courage to accept His Will for my life. Thank you, St. Jude, for the hope you offer to all who believe in you. Amen.

Prayer to St. Jude for Financial Help

Saint Jude Thaddeus,
Apostle of Christ and glorious Martyr,
great intercessor in all difficult problems.

Today I turn to you with great faith
to ask for your generous assistance
for I am afflicted and tormented
by the lack of economic means.

You who are my beloved saint,
my blessed patron and noble protector
welcome my soul and my body, my mind and heart;
I, humbly, prostrated before you, I ask
by the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary,
that you cast me a compassionate glance
and despise not my heartfelt prayer,
so my confidence be not in vain.

You who, in addition to a singular love,
were united with links of kinship to
the Divine Redeemer Jesus Christ, source of all good,
and are a powerful aid of the desperate.

Pray for me my patron saint, my aid,
so that, assisted by your precious intercession,
I may receive a prompt and efficacious solution
for my overwhelming needs.

Make it so that I can obtain urgently, needed cash
to meet all my expenses, payments, debts,
and have peace of mind and tranquillity.

Make it so, I beg you, with the certainty of being heard,
that I obtain what I need so much:

(Ask for everything that you want to attain)

Blessed Saint Jude,
I honor you with special affection and devotion,
hand me the presence and strength of God.

Protect me in all circumstances,
may your help and consolation never cease.

Obtain for me by the grace of the Lord Jesus, Mary and Joseph,
deliverance, prosperity, work and health;
make it so that well-being is installed in my home.

As an expression of my affection and gratitude,
I promise you I will promote an authentic devotion to you
and already from this moment,
I infinitely give you thanks for all your favors.

So be it.

Pray the Apostle’s Creed, three (3) Our Fathers, three (3) Hail Marys and three (3) Glorias

Pray these prayers for three consecutive days.
May God bless you abundantly in His rich love and kindness!

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Saint Jude, known as the patron saint of desperate cases and lost causes, holds a special place in the hearts of the Catholic faithful worldwide. The prayerful devotion to St. Jude centers around the St. Jude Novena, a powerful tool for seeking intercession and miraculous help. In this article, we will delve into the significance and practice of the St. Jude Novena, providing guidance on when to pray it, why it is essential, and how to engage in this beautiful devotion that brings hope to countless believers.

Who is St. Jude?

Saint Jude Thaddeus, also known as St. Jude, was one of the original twelve apostles chosen by Jesus. He is widely revered for his unwavering faith and dedication to spreading the Gospel. St. Jude is often depicted holding an image of Jesus or a medallion adorned with the image. His intercessory power is believed to be particularly potent when it comes to desperate and seemingly impossible situations.

When to Pray St. Jude Novena?

The St. Jude Novena is typically prayed over a period of nine consecutive days, beginning on a specific date that may vary depending on personal preference or the intention for which the novena is being offered. Many choose to commence the novena on the 28th day of the month, as St. Jude’s feast day falls on this day, honoring his sacred legacy and offering a significant spiritual connection.

Why Pray the St. Jude Novena?

Praying the St. Jude Novena provides solace and hope to countless individuals facing challenges, both big and small. In times of distress, it offers a source of comfort and reassurance, reminding us that no problem is insurmountable and no cause is ever truly lost. Through St. Jude’s powerful intercession, miracles have been witnessed, healing has been granted, and desperate prayers have been answered.

How to Pray a St. Jude Novena?

Engaging in a St. Jude Novena involves a heartfelt and deliberate approach. Begin by finding a quiet space where you can focus your mind and open your heart to St. Jude’s intercession. Light a candle as a symbol of your dedication and reverence. Recite the St. Jude Novena prayer, expressing your intentions and placing your trust in St. Jude’s intercession. It is recommended to recite the novena prayer once a day for nine consecutive days, honoring the devotion’s traditional practice.

In conclusion, the St. Jude Novena serves as a pillar of hope and faith for those seeking divine assistance in their time of need. Through the intercession of St. Jude, countless individuals have found solace, healing, and miraculous intervention in their lives. By committing to the St. Jude Novena and embracing the devotion fully, we open ourselves to the possibility of experiencing divine grace and answered prayers.

By fervently praying the St. Jude Novena and fostering a deep connection to this beloved saint, we invite the transformative power of faith into our lives. Let us turn to St. Jude, our faithful advocate, in moments of distress, and trust in his intercession to guide us through life’s challenges

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