St. Jude Novena

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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. I pray B rekindles renews and restores his love for J. Please St Jude intercede to Our Lord to strengthen the love joy passion and comfort between Edgar and myself,give us time days nights alone to enjoy each others company in each others arms.I pray he has eyes for no other woman but me.I pray please grant this petition.Thank you

  2. Please St Jude help my son find a job. He is getting so depressed and I am worried for him. Please St Jude allow me to get the call I have been waiting for so Enabling me to finally be in that financial position to help him until a job comes through for him. He is a wonderful person who has worked very hard to regain his self confidence after years of being bullied. Not being able to find work and being constantly rejected for jobs he applies for, is taking its toll on him mentally. Please St Jude, help him.
    Thank you

  3. Dear Saint Jude

    Thank you for so many answered prayers.

    My son has found a job and his colleagues workers seem to be understanding, pacient, kind and compassionate exactly what I prayed for thank you.

    My niece has found work in her field thank you.

    My niece is recovering from her serious operation and her mri came back negative please keep praying for her, that the biopsy will also be negative.

    I eventually was put on the public list for the pain clinic and to see a neurosurgent I can’t thank you enough.

    Amen

  4. SAINT JUDE’S NOVENA

    May the Sacred Heart of Jesus be adored, glorified, loved and preserved, throughout the world, now and forever.

    Sacred Heart of Jesus,
    please pray for us.
    Saint Jude, Worker of Miracles,
    please pray for us.
    Saint Jude, Helper of the Hopeless,
    please pray for us.

    Say this prayer nine times a day for nine days.
    By the eighth day your prayer will be answered.
    It has never been known to fail. Publication must be promised.

    Thank you Saint Jude and Sacred Heart of Jesus.

    Thank you for everything dear Saints and Lord Jesus.

    Please heal Raj mum, went for bypass and on ventilator. Please all saints help her organs rejuvinate, make her bladder function normal, make her breathe on her own, restore all organs to 100% in a working condition. Touch her with you loving arms and expediate her healing. Please bring her back to normal, walking talking person. Keep her safe in your loving arms. The drips and blood and oxygen must be your blood, your annointing flowing from the crown of her head to the sould of her feet. Please mighty father, strengthen every family member with your Lion of Judah braveness. keep them safe in your palms. Let your angels encamper around her and her kids night and day. Minister about your assurance of hope to the mum and all her children. we cut cancela and denounce all bugs, virus, infection to zero in Jesus powerful name, i declare and proclaim. every dead bone, fibre, cell, nerves will come alive i proclaim in the Powerful name of Jesus and all saints. Dear Saint Rita, Jude, St Expedite and St of deparate needs hear our utterance and our plea, and give us mum back immediately in Jesus name so the children can see your hand moved and delivered ma. Amen Amen and Amen

  5. Dear St.Jude; i don’t know much but from testimonies from my friend u have done miracles.
    i come before you to ask you to show me if i should stay in my current relationship, for i want a man that will respect me faithful God fearing and ready to ask for my hand in marriage.
    i ask for favors at my workplace and wisdom to do what is right.
    Give me the courage to late go of what doesn’t belong to me and give me what is mine.happiness joy is all i seek.
    Amen

  6. Deat St Jude,
    Please I am begging for your mercy to help
    me to pass my OET exam I am desperate to get my pin number.
    Pleaee oh dear lord I have failed many times and I know you will not leave me.
    Guide me oh lord.
    I am awaiting for the result now and Hoping for your truly kindness and mercy.

  7. Dear St Jude, please pray for my family (my two daughters). May they both make good daily decisions, with our Lord in mind. Also please pray for my marriage, that my wife and I can work through this difficult time in our lives and always be married.
    Thank you St Jude for your prayers and intercession.

  8. Oh! Dear Mother of God. Our Lady of Conception Aparcida. Oh! St Rita of Cascia and St Jude Worker of Miracles and impossible causes, pray for me. St Edwidges, the St of the needy and St Expedite, the St of Urgent causes, you know how desperate I feel. Please ask Jesus to help me( here mention request). May the Sacred Heart of Jesus be adored and glorified now and forever, Amen.
    Oh! Dear Mother of God. Our Lady of Conception Aparcida. Oh! St Rita of Cascia and St Jude Worker of Miracles and impossible causes, you know how desperate I feel. Please ask Jesus to help me ( here mention request). May the Savred a Heart of Jesus be adored and Glorified throughout the world now and forever, Amen. Say the above prayer for 3 days with 1 Our a Father, 1 Hail Mary Nd 1 Glory be to the Father. Publish prayer on 3rd day. Thank you St Jude for your intercession. Please continue to intercede . Thank you.

  9. Dear most holy St Jude and St Rita of cassia please pray for me that Franklin hurry up and do my taxes its been months I need my money its things I have to do this is an urgent request I hope and pray I get a big amount back and pray I don’t get penalized ,Amen

  10. I need a prayer to help me save my home. I am the mother of a special needs child and the bank is days away from selling our home at a sheriffs auction. I run my own business from home because I was unjustly released from my previous job years ago due to poor health issues I had. Since then I’ve been doing anything I can to try and earn money to save our home. It was built by my grandparents and is the only safe place my child and I have. Without it, we will be out on the street. Please say a prayer for me that this horrible tragedy doesn’t happen and I find a way to pay off the bank and save our home in time.

  11. Dear St. Jude, hear my prayers. I pray for divine protection around my son, my home, my father and myself. I pray for divine protection today with a very difficult and vindictive boss. I pray that the path will be wide open sooner for me to leave this place for my better job. I pray that I will be give safe passage. I pray that it will not come up again about the meetings. I pray for love, a husband and a wedding in the mountains; I pray to be up at the lake and mountains many times this Summer and that I will hear back from MMO. I pray that this weeekend will be joyous and happy. I pray for detachment and neutrality in the situation surrounding my father and stepmother and older sister and that it will be turned in my father’s favor, as well as mine without struggle. I pray for my son in all ways and all place. Keep him safe. I love him so… Amen.

  12. Pray that my son will be successful in his new job
    Pray that God will continue to guide and protect him and children
    Pray that God will send a partner
    Pray that God will give me and family long life and prosperity
    Pray that God will give financial breakthrough to get out of debts

  13. Dear Saint Jude, I’m humbly ask your intercession for my Licensure Examamination for Teacher this coming Sept30 . St.Jude I am desperately asking your providence. please help me- Amen

  14. Dear saint Jude patron of the impossible and saint Rita of cassia and saint peregrine please pray for my nephew jayceon he has celiac disease I am that you heal him from the sickness if there is any cancer lurking or forming in his intestines Father God rebuke clean his bowels and make his digestive system work properly may he have no osteoporosis may he begin to grow normally and may his bones and joints become healthy touch his tiny body in the places he need healing and deliverance from this Jesus Christ may he never fall sick again I asking you so passionately and be that healthy strong tall kid God wants him 2 may he be cancer free and grow healthy strong bones for life .Amen

  15. St. Jude
    Please help me I need money desperately to pay my 2 sons fees also please give me a good job and save me from the wicked people who have made my life miserable.
    Please help me.

  16. SAINT JUDE’S NOVENA

    May the Sacred Heart of Jesus be adored, glorified, loved and preserved, throughout the world, now and forever.

    Sacred Heart of Jesus,
    please pray for us.
    Saint Jude, Worker of Miracles,
    please pray for us.
    Saint Jude, Helper of the Hopeless,
    please pray for us.

    Say this prayer nine times a day for nine days.
    By the eighth day your prayer will be answered.
    It has never been known to fail. Publication must be promised.

    Thank you Saint Jude and Sacred Heart of Jesus.

  17. Dear St. Jude,
    Thank you for accepting my prayer that my boyfriend already contacted me. I continue to pray to restore our relationship and our love. Please bless our love to grow stronger and stronger everyday, so we can marry each other at the end. Please eliminate all temptations and evil things that might affect our love. Please accept my prayer and thank you for accepting my petition. Thank you, St. Jude

  18. Dear St. Jude, I am asking for your intercession to stop the person who sprays paint my home with the words, “Dirty Knucklez.” I don’t know who this person is, but I am asking for your intercession and prays.
    Many thanks, in advance.

  19. I am so grateful to St Jude, my powerful intercessor, who i begged to pray for me to have the ability to conceive. Due to his intercession, i am now pregnant. He is really a powerful intercessor. May his name name be invoked forever. Amen

  20. St Jude. I am desperate. I need your help to sell our home. It’s been 2 weeks and not one bid.. St Jude. I need a miracle. . I am slowly suffocating. The weight of all these burdens are crushing me. Please help me..I just can’t take anymore .. please help me I am desperate .