The Prayer to St Jude Explained

In life, people face different challenges. When these problems become too much, you should think of a prayer to St Jude. The prayer to St Jude is significant because it will help you gain strength and hope to face the world again. 

This prayer performs miracles when you are in desperate need of help. If you are at your lowest point of life, don’t give up. There’s a special prayer to St Jude.

Let’s get started! 

The prayer to st jude

What is the Prayer to St Jude for?

The prayer to St. Jude is special since it guides Christians during hopeless cases and in the event of lost causes. Furthermore, the prayer to St Jude is important since it asks for assistance during difficult times.

The unfailing prayer to St Jude helps heal diseases and restore financial constraints. Also, St Jude is the patron saint in hopeless cases, especially when you have tried to solve a problem but failed. 

Another reason to read the St Jude prayer is when in need of money to pay rent or cash to cater to urgent problems. With all that in mind, who was St Jude?

Who was St Jude?

Also known as Judas Thaddaeus, St Jude was among the twelve disciples of Jesus. According to the new testament, Jude was a relative of Jesus. The reason why St Jude became one of the disciples of Jesus is unknown.

But people ruled out and believed that he followed the words of Jesus during his ministry in Galilee. As time went by, Jesus chose Jude as one of his 12 Apostles. The saint of lost causes preached in Samaria and Jerusalem, and he is often referred to as Jude in the bible and served Jesus as his apostle. 

Like some of the other disciples of Jesus, Jude fled when Jesus was arrested and did not stand by Jesus during his crucifixion. However, even if they betrayed Jesus, they rejoiced when the risen Christ forgave them. After that, the whereabouts of St Jude is unknown, as well as his death.

Most of the time, The patron saint was involved in helping those with the lost cause or hopeless cases. However, many people didn’t say St Judes’ prayer to avoid accidentally calling the wrong Judas (Judas Iscariot).

Later on, he was martyred in Persia by being sawed in two and later buried by an unknown woman. His body was then brought back together miraculously. Today, the Eastern Orthodox church celebrates its feast on October 28th and embraces the powerful prayer to St Jude.

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A Novena Prayer to St Jude

The novena prayer to St Jude is a special prayer for your needs. First of all, the novena is a Latin word that means ‘’nine’. So the novena prayer to St Jude patron of hopeless cases represents nine days. You can read this once a day until the nine days are over.

St Jude novena nine days came after the apostles prayed and that the Holy Spirit guided them. We ask St Jude to intercede during the prayer since we cannot carry the burden. For this reason, check out a novena prayer to St Jude.

Most holy Apostle, St Jude, faithful servant and friend of Jesus, the Church honors and invokes you universally, as the patron of difficult cases, of things almost despaired of, Pray for me, I am so helpless and alone.

Intercede with God for me that He brings visible and speedy help where help is almost despaired of. Come to my assistance in this great need that I may receive the consolation and help of heaven in all my necessities, tribulations, and sufferings, particularly (make your request here).

And that I may praise God with you and all the saints forever. I promise, O Blessed St Jude, to be ever mindful of this great favor granted me by God and to always honor you as my special and powerful patron and to gratefully encourage devotion to you.”



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 prays for us and hears 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. 

(say this prayer, followed by the Our Father and the Hail Mary)

Dear Apostle and Martyr for Christ, you left us an Epistle in the New Testament. With good reason, many invoke you when illness is at a desperate stage. We now recommend your kindness (name of patient) who is in a critical condition. May the cure of this patient increase their faith and love for the Lord of Life, for the glory of our merciful God. Amen.

Woman Hands Praying

Say a Prayer to St Jude

The prayer to St Jude has performed miracles for many people. People believe it to heal the sick and give peace. Saying the prayer will strengthen and restore your faith. On the flip side, you don’t need to pray, then sit and wait. 

As they say, faith without action is dead. Therefore, try to find solutions while praying. For better results, pray more novenas. Then, after achieving positive results, don’t forget to say a thanksgiving prayer to St Jude.