St. Jude Novena

St Jude Novena

Saint Jude is the patron of Hopeless Causes and Desperate Situations.

Pray these novena prayers to Saint Jude with confidence. Catholics have relied on his intercession in times of extreme need for centuries.

This Apostle and Martyr has helped countless souls through his epistle in the New Testament and his intercessions on behalf of those who seek his aid in times of trial.

Pray this 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 Answers Prayers

Here is a testimony about one example of St. Jude answering prayers for someone who prays with us here at PrayMoreNovenas.com:

“[My son] had a hard time and struggled, but I believe that God heard my prayers to St. Jude asking for my son to be successful — and the prayers were answered. My son passed all his exams and worked his way up from the lowest position in a hotel and today he is General Manager of this hotel. As a little boy, he had dyslexia and so school was not an easy road for him but with constant prayers to St. Jude, he succeeded.”

– Annabella

About St. Jude

Saint Jude was one of Jesus’ twelve original apostles, so we can conclude that he was also at the Last Supper. Saint Jude is also known by the name Thaddeus, which means sweetness and gentleness of character.

He is not the traitor Judas Iscariot.

Saint Jude, rather, followed Jesus faithfully until His crucifixion, and then later worked on evangelization. Very little is known about his life, but we do know that he died as a martyr — some say around 65AD, giving his life to Jesus Christ.

He is now one of the most invoked saints for intercession in desperate situations because his New Testament letter stressed the importance of a faithful person persevering in the environment of harsh circumstances.

St. Jude Novena Prayers

St Jude NovenaO St. Jude, holy Apostle, faithful servant and friend of Jesus, you are honored and petitioned by the universal Church, as the patron of desperate, hopeless and impossible cases. Pray for me. I am so very helpless and I feel alone.

Intercede for me that Almighty God may bring swift aid where it is needed most. Come to my assistance in my great time of need!

Pray for me that I may be given the comfort and help of Jesus. Most importantly, I ask that you pray that I may one day join you and all of the saints in heaven to praise God in consolation, rest and joy for all eternity.

I will remember your prayers, O Holy St. Jude. I will honor you as my patron as so many have before me because of the graces God deigns to give freely at your request.

Amen

Novena Closing Prayers

May the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus be adored, and loved in all the tabernacles until the end of time. — Amen.

May the most Sacred Heart of Jesus be praised and glorified now and forever. — Amen.

St. Jude pray for us and hear our prayers. — Amen.

Blessed be the Sacred Heart of Jesus
Blessed be the Immaculate Heart of Mary
Blessed be St. Jude Thaddeus, in all the world and for all Eternity.

Our Father…

Hail Mary…

Amen.

St. Jude Novena – DAY ONE

O blessed apostle St. Jude, who labored zealously among the Gentiles in many lands, and performed numerous miracles in needy and despairing cases, I ask you to take interest in my needs. I know that you understand me. Please hear my prayers and my petitions. Please beg God for me and my deepest needs.

(State your intentions)

I pray that I will be patient in learning God’s holy will for me and then courageously carry it out in my life.

Amen.

St. Jude, pray for me!

Lord Jesus, Son of God, have mercy on me a sinner!

Amen.

St. Jude Novena – DAY TWO

O blessed apostle Jude, who answers hopeless causes, grant that I will always serve Jesus Christ with fervor and zeal. Grant that I may give my best efforts in living His will every day. Please pray that I will turn my heart and mind such that God will always be first in my life. May my love of God be first above all things, all desires and even all my intentions today.

(State your intentions)

St. Jude, please grant that I may be enlightened as to what is best for me! Pray for my intentions today and especially pray for me to receive the grace to love God more than what I seek from Him.

Amen.

St. Jude, pray for me!

Lord Jesus, Son of God, have mercy on me a sinner!

St. Jude Novena – DAY THREE

O holy St. Jude, apostle of Jesus Christ, you who have so faithfully spread Jesus’ Gospel of Light and Love, I ask and beg you to remember me and my deepest needs. St. Jude, please especially pray for…

(State your intentions)

Grant that I may always pray with fervor and devotion, resigning myself and my needs humbly to my loving God. Grant that I may see God’s purpose in all my trials and that I may be open to God’s answers to my sincere prayers.

Amen.

St. Jude, pray for me!

Lord Jesus, Son of God, have mercy on me a sinner!

St. Jude Novena – DAY FOUR

Saint Jude, Jesus called you to be one of His chosen and beloved apostles. With God’s calling, you labored to bring men to a knowledge and love of God. Please listen with compassion to my prayers and grant your intercession.

In this broken world I have many trials, difficulties, and temptations. Please pray for me and my petitions in God’s presence. St. Jude, beg God that my most urgent prayers may be answered.

(State your intentions)

May God answer my prayers in His way that is best for me. May God give me the grace to see His purpose in all things.

Amen.

St. Jude, pray for me!

Lord Jesus, Son of God, have mercy on me a sinner!

St. Jude Novena – DAY FIVE

O blessed St. Jude, close companion my Lord Jesus, you have given me a good example of how to lead a life of zeal and devotion to Jesus. I humbly request that today you hear my prayers and petitions and intercede for me. I ask you to pray especially for…

(State your intentions)

As I pray for God’s blessings in my life today, please grant that I may never forget all the truth, goodness and beauty that God has given to me out of His pure love for me. May I, like you St. Jude, give thanks and praise to God every day for the blessings that I have asked for and those which God has given freely. I humbly give myself over to God’s holy will, knowing that He alone knows what is best for me and my present needs.

Amen.

St. Jude, pray for me!

Lord Jesus, Son of God, have mercy on me a sinner!

St. Jude Novena – DAY SIX

Dearest St. Jude, friend and apostle of Christ and expert in despairing cases, hear my prayers. In all my needs and desires may I only seek what is pleasing to God and what is best for my salvation and the salvation of the world. Saint Jude, please beg God for help with my requests…

(State your intentions)

I submit my prayers to you with great confidence in your intercession. I know that you will pray fervently at the feet of God that I may receive His greatest blessings. I know that our good and gracious Lord leaves no sincere prayer unanswered in some way. Help me to see His answers and praise Him even if they are not what I expect.

Amen.

St. Jude, pray for me!

Lord Jesus, Son of God, have mercy on me a sinner!

St. Jude Novena – DAY SEVEN

Holy apostle Saint Jude, may I never forget that our blessed Lord Jesus Christ called you to be one of His holy apostles. May I never forget the martyr’s death you suffered out of love for Jesus. May I never forget how close a friend of God you are now for all eternity. Therefore, I do not hesitate to ask you to pray to Him for my needs…

(State your intentions)

I ask with great humility that you beg God to bring me as close to Him as you are in heaven. I desire to submit fully to the will of God, as you did, trusting fully when I suffer, doubt or don’t understand. Pray that I will receive and accept such a great grace from God!

Amen.

St. Jude, pray for me!

Lord Jesus, Son of God, have mercy on me a sinner!

St. Jude Novena – DAY EIGHT

O gracious Saint Jude, apostle of my Lord, pray that I may always be open to God’s love and live according to His holy will. May I never fail to cooperate with the grace of God, especially when I am in such great need. St. Jude, please intercede with great intensity on my behalf for these intentions…

(State your intentions)

May I forever be deeply and truly thankful to God for the blessings I have received in the past. Help me to understand that I am totally dependent on God and His love and mercy. When I feel alone, as you surely did when you suffered a martyr’s death, pray that I will take it as an opportunity to rely on God’s grace and love.

Amen.

St. Jude, pray for me!

Lord Jesus, Son of God, have mercy on me a sinner!

St. Jude Novena – DAY NINE

O righteous Saint Jude, apostle, martyr and companion of Christ, grant that I may grow constantly in a loving relationship with God. In working out my salvation in this life I have infinite needs and desires that God placed within me. Today I turn to you, asking you to intercede for me.

(mention your request)

Saint Jude, I have specific requests of God that may only partially fill the infinite needs and desires that are in my heart. I ask that you pray not only for those requests but also for a greater reliance on God to satisfy the needs and desires that I have. May I seek God with a sincere heart knowing that it will profit me nothing if I gain the whole world yet suffer the loss of my soul. So, help me to see God’s good and gracious purpose in all my trials.

Amen.

St. Jude, pray for me!

Lord Jesus, Son of God, have mercy on me a sinner!

St. Jude’s Patronages

Saint Jude is the patron saint of….

Lost Causes
Desperate Causes
Hospitals

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  1. St. Jude, I pray for the forgiveness, health, wealth and happiness of my family. That we be blessed with the gift of life, the gift of the holy spirit and the fruit of the holy spirit. Our kids success in education and entire life. That we remain a family bonded together with love and a family that will never lack. To be soaked in the blood of the Lord Jesus christ where the enemy can never access. Amen.

  2. Please St.Jude let the court decide in our favor and let things quickly be put to rest so that finally there can be some peace in our household and our business. We will be ever so grateful and continue to sing your praises. Amen

  3. Thank you for prayers answered St. Jude. Per her doctor, our friend needed a miracle for recovery. Nine days later, you have delivered a miracle. She is out of the coma and responsive. Thank you for this blessing for this young woman!

  4. ST. JUDE, please intervene for me with the HEAVENLY FATHER for the cure of my son’s mental illiness,heal his marriage,pray for him to be a better father,husband,stepparent,help him in his job,in his finances,for the stability of his home life,please also for my neice samantha,and nephew marcus,fr the sake of thier parents who have been there for them always,give us peace in mind,body and soul AMEN

  5. St Jude,I come to you to ask your help on my work,bless my work and let me be smart on doing my work,direct me on what is in good work and let me finish the work and correct mistakes were there is problem so that when the auditor comes everything in my way to be found in good order,Touch the lady Sabine who comes to audit us be fair and find nothing on us ,as God knows me direct me on what to do and give me answer on whatever she will ask me and touch her heart not to come for bad reactions but be friendly and do things which will not cause us problems,Bless and protect my family and let us live long in Jesus name Amen

  6. Thank you St Jude for all your blessings and for hearing my prayers. I request thine intervention in my future plans and to be in accordance of thy will. Bless me and my family and please hear our prayers. Thank you so much St Jude. Help me to get my faith in you stronger and ever abiding.

  7. Holy ST.Jude I thank you so much for getting me a PhD supervisor.I now pray fervently for you to intercede on my behalf to get the visa.I know you’ve always done it and this time round you will see through one more time.

  8. I was newly employed at the job. I like reporting to work very early, so my boss had given me the office keys.

    It was in 2012, after closing the office, I went to the ladies and forgot the keys there. I did not realize until the following morning when I was to open the office. Right at the door, I searched in my handbag and truly, there was no key. I was devastated. I took courage and called my immediate supervisor who by good luck was on her way. She opened the door and I explained to her what had happened. Shortly, my boss came in. The supervisor was on skype, pressurizing me to tell the boss that I had lost the office keys.

    What I did when I opened my computer, I searched for a novena for lost keys and that is how I came accoss St. Jude’s Novena! I started saying the novena at 08.00. My supervisor had given me up to 10.00 to report to the boss. I was shaken. At 09.00, I said the novena again and at 9.10, a lady walked into the office looking for me. I walked out with her, she took me to another office and right at the reception desk, I saw our office keys! I was overcame with joy.. I went straight to my supervisor and told her I had found the keys. They were picked up by a security officer in the ladies and taken to the only open office at that time!

    This was indeed a miracle because I knew being new in the office, chances of being sacked were very high. Since then, I have always had faith in this novena and today, I am praying it again for 09 consecutive hours because I want to receive a special favour.

  9. St. Jude has always been there for me, even when my prayer has not been answered, he has helped me through my problem. God is always with me and St. Jude reminds me of this every waking hour.

  10. St. Jude, thank you for hearing my pledged and coming through in this time of need… I know who helped me in partially and I am still asking for you to please continue to help me through this rough time. I am not completely out of my financial hardship so I continue to ask you to please please help us.

    Thank you

  11. Please intercede to God, his Son Jesus Christ, and the holy spirit on my behalf.
    Thanks to St. Jude, miracle worker and Saint of hopeless cases.

  12. St Jude. Please help myself and rob get back together. We are solemates .we can get through things together. Bind us together lord.

  13. Thank u saint jude for interceding on my behalf..looking forward to see how my blessings will on fold. thank u for prayers answered.

  14. My dearest St Jude.
    Once again, I come seeking your guidance and intercession on my behalf. I am in dire need of a financial miracle! Please help me find a way out of this debt that burdens my mind and heart. I cannot seem to pay all my creditors and am sinking into a bigger financial hole. Please help me find a way out. I will forever honor you and sing your praises. I will continue to have faith that all will be resolved. Amen