Dear St Jude, Thank you for light that is piercing the darkness of domestic violence. I continue to pray that perpetrators are held accountable for their actions and, that in doing so, victims can safely escape and heal. My prayers extend to all those who experience second hand DV trauma.
Novena to St. Jude
To Saint Jude, Holy Saint Jude, Apostle and Martyr, great in virtue and rich in miracles, near kinsman of Jesus Christ, faithful intercessor of all who invoke your special patronage in time of need. To you I have recourse from the depths of my heart and humbly beg to whom God has given such great power to come to my assistance. Help me in my present and urgent petition, in return I promise to make your name known and cause you to be invoked. Saint Jude pray for us and all who invoke your aid. Amen.
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Daily Prayer to St. Jude
Glorious St. Jude, with faith in your goodness, we ask your help today. As one of Christ’s chosen Apostles, you remain a pillar and foundation of his Church on earth. You are counted, we know, among the elders who always stand before God’s throne. From your place of glory, we know you do not forget the needs and difficulties of Christ’s little ones here, still struggling, like me, on the way home to God. Please intercede for us all, gracious St. Jude, and be with us in our daily toil and in all necessities. In Christ’s name, we appeal to you again today. Amen.
Prayer to St. Jude
St. Jude, glorious Apostle, faithful servant and friend of Jesus, the name of the traitor has caused you to be forgotten by many, but the true Church invokes you universally as the Patron of things despaired of; pray for me, that finally I may receive the consolations and the succor of Heaven in all my necessities, tribulations, and sufferings, particularly ( here make request ), and that I may bless God with the Elect throughout Eternity. Amen.It