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. On our anniversary I ask for your help with the difficulties of our marriage and the gift of prayer in our family. For freedom from addictions and vices, and prayer for root of sin of the family. Blessed St Jude pray for us! Thank you.

  2. Dear St Jude,

    Thank you for blessing us with peace and love in this family. For what l pray for has coming my way.

    I will continue to pray for others who in need of my prayer to you. Kindly continue to bless them.

    In Jesus name. Amen

  3. Dear St Juse,

    Thank you for blessing us with peace and love in this family. For what l pray for has coming my way.

    I will continue to pray for others who in need of my prayer to you. Kindly continue to bless them.

    In Jesus name. Amen

  4. St jude, please pray for me that I and harry will graduate successfully without problems.i pray for my jurisprudence exams,that I pass successfully . Amen.

  5. St jude thank you for the answered prayer, my daughter passed in nsai 13. Please help me financially I have no money to pay for her tuition fee. If it is your will she will become an engineer. Thank you very much and please hear my prayers.

  6. saint jude please help me i gave all my trust in you i dont no where to go to ask help. everybody will left me but i know youll never left me.saint jude please please help me that i can have that job very soon so that i can pay all my debt. saint jude,sacred heart of jesus holy spirit all saint and souls please shower me your blessings soften the heart opent there mind and guid them that they will choose me for that position i been longing for.
    saint jude please help me.

  7. St jude, please hear my urgent prayers please send my prayers to our beloved god, pls asked him to heal me to touch my back as I’m having severe back pain that cause me to have difficulties in walking and standing, please pray to god to heal me, i could not sleep due to the pain, i.couldn’t lay my back properly as the pain is getting worse pls st.jude.please help me to send my prayers to our beloved god and grant me the favors i am praying for. AMEN

  8. I recently had an acne breakout that was quite different from what I usually had for the past years. It was itchy and soon after I found my face with so many red patches and tiny bumps. I was horrified. I went to a derma and she prescribed me creams which made my acne worst. I did not know what to do, I decided to search the internet for possible remedies. It did not do anything. My acne intensified. I was hopeless and scared that my skin problem will never be cured. I prayed intently to St. Jude to help me find a cure. I started praying the 9-day novena. What happen was, when I went to the hospital to have my braces adjusted, I decided to visit another derma. Silently, I prayed to St. Jude to help the doctor find a remedy. She prescribed me creams and I was hesitant at first but then, I knew that somehow St. Jude was working on my prayer. After a day, I’ve seen improvement on my face then after 4 days, 98% of my acne is now cured. Truly, I am so relieved and thankful. God is the best derma. I hope this will inspire those who are suffering from acne. Pray to St. Jude. Ask for his intercession.

    Thank you St. Jude for your help. To God be the glory!

  9. St. Jude please help me with this urgent problem. Let this be a positive day. You have never let me down.
    I promise to continue to honor you as my patron saint as I have always done. This day is so important. Please help us and intercede to God, His son, Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit.
    Thank you for all past help you have given me.

  10. Please hear my prayers St Jude
    please intercede to Our Lady to take my petitions to the feet of Our Lord for the full miracle I beg for
    Thank you for all graces and answered prayers.

    Honor and Glory to the Most Holy Face of Jesus.

  11. Dearest St. Jude,

    Thank you from the bottom of my heart for interceding on my behalf to have my prayers answered. I will continue good works of mercy in return for my many blessing!

  12. St. Jude, pray for a radical conversion of my friend, Patty, spiritually, physically, mentally and emotionally as well as her kids and her boyfriend. I ask this in Jesus Name, Amen.

  13. Dear St. Jude, I beg you, please help me. You are the most powerful Apostle, my Patron, my best friend, please intercede
    For me to Our Heavenly Father. Give us your peace. Give us wisdom and strength. Show us the way. Bless us financially. Find my husband a job back home I pray. In Jesus name, please hear my prayer. Amen

  14. St Jude please pray to God for me concerning we that are in need of admission and for the forgiveness of sins.Thank you God

  15. St. Jude,
    I pray that you intercede and help my creditors have compassion and work with me on a manageable settlement and payment plan. I am truly trying my best to pay all my debts but I need a miracle from you…I have faith that you will help me through this dilemma. I will always continue to honor you!

  16. Please pray for my husband and I we are needing better jobs my husband has to get out the sun he has skin cancer we also need a financial blessing we have debts to pay off we need divine intercession we are both looking for jobs we need good pay please God help us

  17. St Judde please perform a miracle. Solve our problem before the end of this month. Don’t let me and my children suffer. Don’t let people success in their negative intentions. Break contacts between my husband and his cousins as it creates trouble in our relationship. Bless me and my family. Grant me good health.
    Please be with me always and protect me.

  18. Dear saint jude.
    I pray that peace will come to our family.no more fights and arguments.i pray that u wilk bless us all.
    Thank u.

  19. Oh!Saint Jude please intercede to God for me concerning the problem we aspirants are currently having now and for the forgiveness of sins!Thank u God

  20. Dear St Jude,
    I pray that J will message me. I pray that J will apologize to me. I pray that J will return me the money.
    I sincerely, sincerely, pray that J will just message me and we can overcome our differences.
    I believe you are real, and you are present around me.
    I have faith you will answer my prayers like what you did 2 years ago. Please my Lord, please save me and answer my prayers.

    In Jesus’s name i pray, amen.

  21. Saint Jude is the patron saint of….
    Lost Causes
    Desperate Causes
    Hospitals

    Please heal my relationship with my Love one.
    Please put love, forgiveness, understanding between us all.

  22. Dear St Jude, I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart for all your help. My sister’s marriage needed to be restored and thanks for your help, they are starting all over. I ask you to intercede for her and pray to Our Heavenly Father, Jesus Christ to protect that marriage. May they have peace, understanding, forgiveness, health and love. St. Jude, you are our powerful Saint. I love you so much.

  23. Dearest St Jude.In the pass 6 months ,I have been grappling to no avail with excruciating diseases.Please Heal me through the Lord.I believe I can achieve the impossible through your intercession with Lord.
    Also, I love my fiancee Glory .She has just refused to get married to me.Please if it is the will of God, pray for me and her to get blended.In the Mighty Name of Jesus, I importune you.

  24. Most Holy St. Jude I need help to get my mother & I out of living in extended stay that’s so expensive to keep from being on the street & into a apt/ home;to pay storage so belongings so belongs won’t be sold at the beginning of August. Most of all the love,moral courage, strength & wisdom to do GOD’s will during this very hard time in my mothers & my life.