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. Please father, please help me right now this moment and tomorrow and Friday and each day after. Please help me right now, no more nausea, no throwing up, no sour stomach, no pain, or anything else going with my stomach, help me right now, please make this stop. Help me with my anxiety right now, calm me down and help me to not be nauseate, no throwing up, no IBS symptoms at all, no fever, no headaches, please I need sleep I was up all night with this. Please right now, and help me with this cough I am having as well. Please help me right now, make everything I am feeling right now this moment go away and stay way, please I beg you! HELP Me Heal me right now this moment and after ! AMEN

  2. I’m thanking my sweet St Jude for praying to my loving saviour Jesus Christ for my intentions. My prayers are answered. Thanking you so much. My sweet loving Jesus I will always love and cherish YOU

    And I place my special intentions before you . Pray that this will also be answered. ‘

    St Jude I place my trust in you
    Jesus I place my trust in you

    AMEN

  3. I’m thanking my sweet St Jude for praying to my loving saviour Jesus Christ for my intentions. My prayers are answered. Thanking you so much. My sweet loving Jesus I will always love and cherish YOU

  4. Father and St. jude please help me right now at this moment, I am having some major stomach pain, just below my breast bone and its so uncomfortable. I pray what I took will help relief this and I pray it goes away right now. Heal me, help me and protect me. Please father, no nausea, no throwing up, no pain, no constipation, help me to be regular. Help me to find a doctor that will help me, really help me and I pray that this is managed better, so I can live a happy, less stress life and be able to work as we need the money. I can not live this way anymore, please help me, right now this moment and each and every single day. AMEN

  5. I pray for myself christine but also for my husband craig and my daughter makayla, that she may never experience what my husband and I have experienced. My husband and I have been treated poorly most of our lives by people, just by making nasty comments about us, or to us, just in general, and including family members doing that to us. I pray that this stops, that we aren’t treated poorly anymore starting today and each day after forever. No one should ever be made to feel bad and no one should ever be made to feel horrible by the actions of others, treating us poorly and ignoring us. I pray for no more crying over how people treat us and that we can be strong and that we can teach our daughter how to handle those situations. I pray for less hurt, please, we need to be treated better and with respect. It would be nice to have people stand up for us as well and support and that we can be present to see that, as the faith we have in people around us now a days is very small, just because we have been treated poorly. Please father right now help us and every single day. AMEN

  6. St. Jude, not sure what is going on with my sister Cathy, she seems to be going completely the opposite direction. I’m am glad that she sees the light and is no longer wanting to be with her abusive husband, and is finally getting over him. However she is now pushing us her family aside to be with someone who is a female version of her husband and her family. She is drinking and getting drunk and hanging out with my brother’s wife, who is abusive and selfish in her own right. I feel a complete disconnect from my sister and that concerns me greatly. My mom, myself, my other sister and my brother all feel my sister is on a bad path and are hurt what she is doing. Please father, help her, see the light, help her to know that she will not be alone the rest of her life, help her to not continue on the path she is on, help her to stop drinking, help her to stop hanging out with my sister inlaw and her family that drink all of the time. Help her to open up to family again, help her to realize that we have been there from the beginning and never turned out backs on her. Help her to stop acting like she is a teenager now, her path is wrong and she needs to see that. Help her father and help us to help her and help us to give her the right support she needs and help us to give her the right words to make her see this is not a good path she is going on. Right now father help her and help us. AMEN

  7. I pray for positive things, positive situations, positive and kind people, are put in our path each and every day. I pray people are kinder to us all, and that we are treated poorly like we have been. I pray for being in the right place at the right time and I pray for good things to start to happen to us. We had too much loss, no money and struggles each day, I pray to always have more then enough money, to buy food, pay our bills and have a lot of money left over to put in the bank to save. Help us right now and every day after. Thank you AMEN

  8. I pray for my right now father to be healed. I pray that you put the right people in my path that can help me manage my IBS and I pray for no more nausea, no throwing up, no pain and anything else that goes with it. I pray for help with that, as I have not been able to eat much at all and continue to lose weight, which is fine at this point but I want to be able to not lose too much, Help me to find the help I need to mange my anxiety without taking medications and help me to manage my IBS issues, so I can stop taking the antinausea medications. Help me right now and each day after. AMEN

  9. Father, please help my daughter Makayla right now. She has been off and on sickness since October and is now sick again. Please father, help her right now, heal her and protect her from those that are sick and keep her healthy going forward. I pray right now, please help her. No fever, no coughing, no throwing up, no nausea, no stomach flu, no stomach virus, no food poisoning. Please help her and heal her right now this moment and help her remain healthy going forward. AMEN

  10. St. Jude, please help my marriage situation show me the right way. And especially my visa I hope the will approve my application.And give us a good health always my family and all the people who needs your help.
    Thank you! Amen

  11. I pray for me and my team to close a sale this week. Praying for my total body healing especially hyperacidity, colds & cough. For my daughter to get outstanding grades in her 3rd quarter exams especially in math. This I ask in Jesus name. Amen

  12. st jude helps.

    I pray my daugter passes her exam tomorrow and that she get hired full time so that she may support herself.

    Amen

  13. I want to thank Saint Jude for answered prayers. A year ago, my daughter got mad and just stopped talking to my husband and I and she is keeping our grandchildren from us. Then in October, my mother went to the doctor, and they were concerned that she is losing weight. I started a novena to Saint Jude, asking for good health for my mother, and please let our daughter talk to us again. On Thanksgiving day, our daughter called. All she said was, the kids want to talk to you. Nothing more. We were able to talk to our grandchildern for 10 minutes. We are no where near where I want to be with our daughter, but it is a huge first step, and I am still praying for us to get our relationship back to where it was. The other day, my mother went back to the doctor, and got a clean bill of health. Thank you Saint Jude for praying to God for us, and for our prayers being answered. God is good