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 Novena

Day 1 – St. Jude Novena

Most holy St. Jude – apostle, martyr and friend of Jesus, today I ask that you pray for me and my intentions!

(State your intentions here)

You are the patron of the impossible. Pray for me and my intentions! O St. Jude, pray that God’s grace and mercy will cover my intentions. Pray for the impossible if it is God’s will.

Pray that I may have the grace to accept God’s holy will even if it is painful and difficult for me.

St. Jude, you loved our Lord, help me to love Him more.

O St. Jude, pray for me that I may grow in faith, hope and love and in the grace of Jesus Christ. Pray for these intentions, but most of all pray that I may join you in heaven with God for all eternity.

Amen.

Day 2 – St. Jude Novena

Most holy St. Jude – apostle, martyr and friend of Jesus, today I ask that you pray for me and my intentions!

(State your intentions here)

You are the patron of the impossible. Pray for me and my intentions! O St. Jude, pray that God’s grace and mercy will cover my intentions. Pray for the impossible if it is God’s will.

Pray that I may have the grace to accept God’s holy will even if it is painful and difficult for me.

St. Jude, pray that I may have your zeal to preach the Gospel.

O St. Jude, pray for me that I may grow in faith, hope and love and in the grace of Jesus Christ. Pray for these intentions, but most of all pray that I may join you in heaven with God for all eternity.

Amen.

Day 3 – St. Jude Novena

Most holy St. Jude – apostle, martyr and friend of Jesus, today I ask that you pray for me and my intentions!

(State your intentions here)

You are the patron of the impossible. Pray for me and my intentions! O St. Jude, pray that God’s grace and mercy will cover my intentions. Pray for the impossible if it is God’s will.

Pray that I may have the grace to accept God’s holy will even if it is painful and difficult for me.

St. Jude, you labored for years, pray that I may have patience in my struggles.

O St. Jude, pray for me that I may grow in faith, hope and love and in the grace of Jesus Christ. Pray for these intentions, but most of all pray that I may join you in heaven with God for all eternity.

Amen.

Day 4 – St. Jude Novena

Most holy St. Jude – apostle, martyr and friend of Jesus, today I ask that you pray for me and my intentions!

(State your intentions here)

You are the patron of the impossible. Pray for me and my intentions! O St. Jude, pray that God’s grace and mercy will cover my intentions. Pray for the impossible if it is God’s will.

Pray that I may have the grace to accept God’s holy will even if it is painful and difficult for me.

St. Jude, you are known for answering lost causes, pray for my most impossible needs.

O St. Jude, pray for me that I may grow in faith, hope and love and in the grace of Jesus Christ. Pray for these intentions, but most of all pray that I may join you in heaven with God for all eternity.

Amen.

Day 5 – St. Jude Novena

Most holy St. Jude – apostle, martyr and friend of Jesus, today I ask that you pray for me and my intentions!

(State your intentions here)

You are the patron of the impossible. Pray for me and my intentions! O St. Jude, pray that God’s grace and mercy will cover my intentions. Pray for the impossible if it is God’s will.

Pray that I may have the grace to accept God’s holy will even if it is painful and difficult for me.

St. Jude, you sacrificed for the Kingdom of God, pray that I may sacrifice like you.

O St. Jude, pray for me that I may grow in faith, hope and love and in the grace of Jesus Christ. Pray for these intentions, but most of all pray that I may join you in heaven with God for all eternity.

Amen.

Day 6 – St. Jude Novena

Most holy St. Jude – apostle, martyr and friend of Jesus, today I ask that you pray for me and my intentions!

(State your intentions here)

You are the patron of the impossible. Pray for me and my intentions! O St. Jude, pray that God’s grace and mercy will cover my intentions. Pray for the impossible if it is God’s will.

Pray that I may have the grace to accept God’s holy will even if it is painful and difficult for me.

St. Jude, pray that I may know God’s will in my life.

O St. Jude, pray for me that I may grow in faith, hope and love and in the grace of Jesus Christ. Pray for these intentions, but most of all pray that I may join you in heaven with God for all eternity.

Amen.

Day 7 – St. Jude Novena

Most holy St. Jude – apostle, martyr and friend of Jesus, today I ask that you pray for me and my intentions!

(State your intentions here)

You are the patron of the impossible. Pray for me and my intentions! O St. Jude, pray that God’s grace and mercy will cover my intentions. Pray for the impossible if it is God’s will.

Pray that I may have the grace to accept God’s holy will even if it is painful and difficult for me.

St. Jude, pray that I may put my trust in God that He knows my needs even better than I do and that He provides.

O St. Jude, pray for me that I may grow in faith, hope and love and in the grace of Jesus Christ. Pray for these intentions, but most of all pray that I may join you in heaven with God for all eternity.

Amen.

Day 8 – St. Jude Novena

Most holy St. Jude – apostle, martyr and friend of Jesus, today I ask that you pray for me and my intentions!

(State your intentions here)

You are the patron of the impossible. Pray for me and my intentions! O St. Jude, pray that God’s grace and mercy will cover my intentions. Pray for the impossible if it is God’s will.

Pray that I may have the grace to accept God’s holy will even if it is painful and difficult for me.

St. Jude, pray for me that I will not lose hope.

O St. Jude, pray for me that I may grow in faith, hope and love and in the grace of Jesus Christ. Pray for these intentions, but most of all pray that I may join you in heaven with God for all eternity.

Amen.

Day 9 – St. Jude Novena

Most holy St. Jude – apostle, martyr and friend of Jesus, today I ask that you pray for me and my intentions!

(State your intentions here)

You are the patron of the impossible. Pray for me and my intentions! O St. Jude, pray that God’s grace and mercy will cover my intentions. Pray for the impossible if it is God’s will.

Pray that I may have the grace to accept God’s holy will even if it is painful and difficult for me.

St. Jude, pray for me that I will not lose faith.

O St. Jude, pray for me that I may grow in faith, hope and love and in the grace of Jesus Christ. Pray for these intentions, but most of all pray that I may join you in heaven with God for all eternity.

Amen.

St. Jude Novena (Longer Version)

O 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. Holy Saint Jude please pray to Lord for the protection, growth, and strength of my relationship with Ethan. I forgive him and want to start over. I pray that Ethan forgives me also and finds his love for me again. Saint Jude I need a true miracle, please intercede my prayers. I am truly grateful to be able to pray to you and you have been there for me so many times before. Please continue to pray for me.
    Amen.

  2. Thank you St Jude and Divine Mercy for prayers answered. Please bless me with favorable results on my next blood tests and CT scans. Thank you.

  3. Thank you St Jude and Divine Mercy for prayers answered. Please bless me with favorable results on my next blood tests and CT scans. Thank you.

  4. Dear St Jude, please help us. Please intercede for us and show us the way. Help my husband get a good job in our home town soon so that we can move before school starts. Please help in Jesus name, I pray. Amen

  5. I have prayed the novena twice this year. Both times they were answered before the novena was over. Thank you St. Jude.

  6. Saint Jude
    Dear Saint Jude, thank you to you and God for all prayers answered, blessings and miracles. Please pray for me Saint Jude, please for this widow and single mother to legally receive the UIF payments which belong to me by Divine Right. Please pray for me that the UIF process progresses in a kind, loving, peaceful, harmonious, effortless, easy and smooth manner according to God’s desire – and also that the Dept of Labour pays me whilst I am unemployed but creating & building my website / business which shall promote God and enable me to serve as an ambassador to/for God. Please also pray for Divine Intercession in order that God helps me / guides me, directs me & leads me in regards to the creation and building of the business and website. Please Saint Jude, please pray to God that my website / business is anointed with God’s favour/blessings and that it is Divinely prosperous and Divinely successful and that same promotes all glory, dedication and devotion to God for all eternity. Please help me ? Thank you to all for your intercession Saint Jude, thank you God for healing and helping in this situation. Amen

    [Thursday, 30th June 2016]

    Thank you for praying for me – God bless you and your loved ones, amen

  7. Holy Saint Jude please pray for the success of Erica with her chemistry final exam today. Pray and beg God to help her remember what she has studied and help her answer correctly all the questions that will be asked in her exam . Beg Jesus for Erica’s good grades and good GPA. I pray for her safety and I pray that she will be more closer to God. Saint Jude please pray for God’s mercy to hear my intentions. Pray for us that we will receive such good blessings from God. Thank you for your intercession. Amen.

  8. Holy Saint Jude please pray to the Lord on my behalf for the protection of my relationship with Ethan. I pray that our relationship grows and strengthens with each new day. I pray for us to become a couple also. Please Saint Jude please pray to the Lord I need a true miracle. Thank you for all that you have done for me in the past.
    Amen

  9. St .Jude,
    Please help my family to be strong as we are overwhelmed with my husband father of our children,army soon to be veteran…ptsd/tbi drivrn hateful ,hurtful attituted….let him receive the oeace our Lord give us,let Him calm his ugly storm in his mind and heart.
    We pray in Jesus name.
    Amen

  10. Holy Saint Jude please pray for Erica that she will be successful with her chemistry final exam tomorrow . Pray to Jesus to help her understand and answer correctly the questions that will be asked in her exam. Please beg God for her good grades and good GPA. Pray for our family that we will be more closer to God. Saint Jude please pray for God’s mercy that we will receive such good blessings from him. Thank you for your intercession . Amen.

  11. Dear Saint Jude, Saint Anthony, Saint Rita, Saint Philomena, Saint Gregory of Neocaesarea, Saint Joseph, Mother Mary, St. Padre Pio, Saint Anne, Mother Teresa, Saint Francis, Sacred Heart of Jesus, thank you to you and God for all past prayers answered and miracles. Please pray for me Dearest Saints, please for this widow and single mother to legally receive the UIF payments which belong to me by Divine Right. Please pray for me that the process goes peacefully, effortlessly, easily, smoothly and harmoniously and that the Dept of Labour pays me whilst I am unemployed but building my website / business to promote God and to be an ambassador for God. Please help me ? Thank you to all for your intercession and for praying to God for me Saint Jude, Saint Anthony, Saint Rita, Saint Philomena, Saint Gregory of Neocaesarea, Saint Joseph, Mother Mary, St. Padre Pio, Saint Anne, Mother Teresa, Saint Francis, Sacred Heart of Jesus, thank you God for healing and helping in this situation. Amen

  12. may my prayer be heard and answered for my spiritual, emotional, mental and physical health and well being, may i find joy and hope again and be able to leave this place where i forced to be…i pray.

  13. Holy Saint Jude please pray for the protection of my relationship with Ethan. And please pray that we become a couple, I feel as though this will be impossible and I would need a true miracle. Saint Jude you have helped intercede my prayers before please intercede my prayers for Ethan to the Lord.
    Amen.

  14. St Jude
    Please pray for me a desparate and hopeless cause. Please take the addiction away. Help me with ailing physical and mental illness. I will praise you forever and ever. Please take this liver pain away and help me to not be scared. Amen
    Carla

  15. Holy Saint Jude pray for Erica’s success with her chemistry exam this coming Thursday. Please pray and beg God for her good grades and good GPA. Pray for her that she can prepare well , remember all that she has studied and answer correctly the questions that will be asked on her exam. Pray that she will be safe at all times and she will be more closer to God. Saint Jude pray for God’s grace and mercy to cover my intentions. Thank you for your prayers. Amen.

  16. St Jude please assist us in thus difficult finical circumstances. We pray for a miracle so that we’re able to pay off all our debts for the wedding, I’m pledging to you oh holy St.Jude for this finical break through, hear our pray oh God and answer us

  17. St. Jude, thank you for your help in the past. You have never failed me. I will honor you always as my patron saint and continue to be dedicated to you. Please help me with this urgent need. I am so desperate with worry for my family. Please help my son who is having severe medical issues right now. The outcome does not look good today.

  18. Pray for me so that God can have mercy on me.I am in bondage that seem unbreakable.My heart has hardened against God and the love i onced had for him is slowly fading.I was once an A student and i always topped my class but now i am failing in everything.I carry a load on my shoulder that i wish to let down.Nothing is going well for me and i have given up all hope.I wish to be saved.Help me break the chain of curses that is heavy on me and my family.

  19. Please help Jonathan find a wonderful girl, get married and be blessed with children. He would be a wonderful spouse and father. Jesus , Mary and Joseph, pray for me. St Anthony , pray for me. ST JUDE, pray for me, Thank u

  20. St. Jude,
    I come before you once again to plead your intercession on my behalf. I need you to grant me a miracle and have the lawsuit resolved. Please touch the judge’s heart and have him grant a judgement in my favor. I do not have the means by which to pay the debt that I am being sued for…..please help me. AMEN

  21. Holy Saint Jude please pray for Ethan and I. Please pray for the protection of our relationship. I pray for us to finally be in committed relationship with each other. Saint Jude I need a true miracle with Ethan, please pray to Lord for us. Thank you for all you’ve done for me in the past.
    Amen.

  22. Holy Saint Jude pray for the success of Erica with her chemistry final exam this coming Thursday . Pray and beg God for her good grades and good GPA. Pray to Jesus to help her prepare well for the exam and help her to answer correctly the questions that will be asked. Saint please intercede with my intentions. Thank you . Amen.

  23. St. Jude,
    Please pray for M to get a fair answer…..he has paid for his part and is now ready to move on and lead a productive life….please pray for him to receive good news..AMEN.

  24. Forgive me oh Lord if my sins would hinder my prayers from being answered..Praying for my post utme result and other candidates for success oh Lord.Let your will be done,Amen.

  25. Dear St Jude,

    I pray for your intercession for forgiveness, that Jose forgives me for all the times I was cold, cruel and heartless when he loved me and I didn’t feel the same. You are the saint of lost causes, I pray for your intercession then, that Jose will be filled with forgiveness, contact me and that I may rectify my standing with him, that he may forget the past and look at me anew like he used to in the beginning and see me as the person I am, and the good times shared, not the bad times where I didn’t appreciate him like I should have, and that I may regain his understanding and respect again like I used to have, please soften his heart towards me and image of me, and to gain understanding and compassion for all the trauma I endured as a child and again as an adult as the reason why I have trust issues and am scared of men. Please ask God and Jesus to enter my mothers heart to stop bullying me which is a lost cause, so that I may stop destroying all other relationships im my life because of low self esteem because of how she treats me. Please interceed on my behalf to remove and break any curses on me which prevent marriage proposals or love / family to occur for me. Please interceed to bring my future husband into my life in the next months so I can start my own family and mend my broken spirit. Thank you for getting me my job within the month I’m truely blessed by your intercession, and I acknowledge you great power to do so. Therefore I pray that you intercede and bring me my future husband to marry within the next month, in the blood covering of Jesus Christ. Amen

    • I will pray for you. You have accepted what you did wrong and that is what matters. Free your soul I will continue to hope for only the best for you!
      God bless you

    • Oh St. Jude I am most sorry for all the wrong I have ever done. For disrespecting my family and for going against my mothers recommendations. I did some wrong in highschool and I regret it and I have killed myself over it for years and years and have tried to forgive myself. Please, to all those that I have hurt and ever broken like my mother and my sisters, please help them forgive me. Please, I do not want to be blackmailed for the wrong I did when I was naive. I have come to accept what I did wrong and I have found the lord my savior. I have found myself I have graduated from college at an early age I have found a career, Please, don’t let this come back and ruin me. I have learned my lesson and Please beg of you to keep my past in the past. I am a new person a new person baptized and loving the lord more than ever. I love my family and education. I have my head on myshoulders. I come crying to you to please help me stay strong and keep the evil away. Please. I am the lords daughter. I am grateful for all the prayers you have answered and all the guidance you have given. Please keep me grounded. Anybody, please pray for me for I am scared and helpless. I give it all to you. Please, take this pain away.
      I pray to you.
      Amen.

  26. Holy Saint Jude please pray for the strength and protection of my relationship with Ethan. I pray that he forgives me and finds his love for me again. I need a true miracle. I am truly blessed to be able to pray to Saint Jude, thank you for all that you have done and continue to do for me.
    Amen