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 please grant me my request for a financial miracle a financial breakthrough to end this current financial crisis i am going through. I am all alone and helpless. I am unable to find peace due to constant harassment from my creditors. I am so desperate Please St Jude hear my cry of desperation. I shall continue to pray to you and honour you as my patron saint. Amen

  2. St Jude pls. Help us with our BIR problrms. Enljghten the mind of our examiner Mr JV not to charge us excessively. That he be reasonable with us and not charge us excessively. May he be enlightened by yje Holy Spirit. St. Jude hear my prayer tnru Mama Mary in Jesus name Amen

  3. St Jude. Please intercede on my behalf with God. Please ask him to continue to restore my relationship with Tony. Please. I beg of you. Amen.

  4. St. Jude, please help me with gaining the knowledge and skills needed for me to pass the TOEFL and NCLEX exam. I have been studying hard and trying my best but without you and God’s grace I cannot do it alone. I pray that you will guide me throughout the exam and enlighten me to choose and say the correct answers. I pray that the questions that will appear on my test will be the content that I have studied for. St, Jude I will be forever mindful of this great favor, to always honor you as my special patron, and to gratefully encourage devotion to you. Amen.

  5. St. Jude, you are the patron saint of desperate causes. Please intercede not for me, but for my nephew who suffers greatly from OCD. He is 26 years old and his suffering is impacting his quality of life. I am desperately
    praying for him and will not give up but, I need your help for him. Please pray for him. He needs a miracle.
    Amen

  6. St. Jude ,I pray that my supervisor can go through my work … Am desperate and need to graduate this year but my supervisor is adamant .. Please intercede for me ,touch her her heart ! I pray for a life partner .. Please pray with me

  7. For our parish church that they would be more welcoming to the youth in our community. By hiring a younger youth ministry leader that would be more effective in engaging our teens. For our parish priest to be enlightened with the same wisdom as our Pope.

  8. This was sent by Father John Pitzer. Please offer your prayers and share with as many people as possible.

    Dear Friends,

    Just a few minutes ago I received the following text message on my phone from Sean Malone who leads Crisis Relief International (CRI). We then spoke briefly on the phone and I assured him that we would share this urgent prayer need with all of our contacts.

    “We lost the city of Queragosh (Qaraqosh). It fell to ISIS and they are beheading children systematically. This is the city we have been smuggling food too. ISIS has pushed back Peshmerga (Kurdish forces) and is within 10 minutes of where our CRI team is working. Thousands more fled into the city of Erbil last night. The UN evacuated it’s staff in Erbil. Our team is unmoved and will stay. Prayer cover needed!”

    Please pray sincerely for the deliverance of the people of Northern Iraq from the terrible advancement of ISIS and its extreme Islamic goals for mass conversion or death for Christians across this region.

  9. St Jude please help me with the criminal charges I am facing along with my husband. I need your help more than anything right now to have this money repaid ASAP and have the charges dropped immediately so I can move on with my life with my kids. I have suffered loneliness and betrayal for 20yrs now and I have finally got the courage to move away from my disasterous marriage which is causing me so much heartache. St Jude I never stole any money and was willing to return it from Day 1 but now it has gotten out of hand. I have learned a lot of lessons whilst being in trouble previously and never want to go through that again. St Jude please please answer my prayers.

  10. St Jude I pray for endurance and patience for God’s will to prevail at all times during difficult situations I am currently facing a financial crisis and a difficult time with my creditors. I have sleepless nights trying to find solutions to end this situation once and for all. Please St Jude come to my aid I am so desperate helpless and alone. I am in dire need of a financial miracle a financial breakthrough to end this financial crisis once and for all. Please St Jude intercede for me. I am so desperate. You are my only hope please grant me this request. Amen

  11. St Jude I thank you for healing my son he suffered a terrible bout of malaria and bacterial infection. Thank you St Jude. I shall continue to honour you as my patron saint. You have come through for me thank you. Amen

  12. St Jude you are the patron saint of desperate cases I am so desperate and alone. I thank you for walking with me in my desperation. I have been deserted by all in my hour of need I am in dire need of a financial miracle a financial breakthrough to end the current financial crisis I am facing. I am unable to sleep I have had no peace from my creditors which include banks. My only hope is through a cooperative society of which i am a member .my application was rejected during the first sitting they sat again and I am yet to get a response on my fate which is my only hope. Please St Jude intercede for me. I am so desperate. Amen

  13. I thank you Saint Jude from the bottom of my heart for listening to me and helping me to get through this week .
    Thank you . please continue to intercede for me fkr a complete cure of my tnroat and chest affliction
    Thank you