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St. Monica Triduum Homilies and Prayers

St. Monica Triduum

August 25 – August 27

Daily Mass

Currently all Mass intentions are celebrated at the daily morning Mass, which is live-streamed 8 a.m. Mon-Fri, 9 a.m. Sat, and 10 a.m. Sun.

Join us in our novena August 26 – 27 as we entrust our intentions to the intercessory power of St. Jude and St. Monica for our world desperately in need of the healing power of Christ!

The daily homilies preached during the Triduum by Fr. Michael J. Hurley, OP. pastor of St. Dominic’s Parish and home of the Shrine of St. Jude are linked below:

Tuesday, August 25

Wednesday, August 26

Thursday, August 27

Triduum Prayers

Prayer to St. Monica

St. Monica, troubled wife and mother, many sorrows pierced your heart during your lifetime. Yet you never despaired of lost faith. With confidence, persistence and profound faith, you prayed daily for the conversion of your beloved husband, Patricius, and your beloved son, Augustine.Grant me that same fortitude, patience and trust in the Lord. Intercede for me, dear St. Monica, for

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and grant me the grace to accept His will in all things, through Jesus Christ, our Lord, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God forever and ever. Amen.

Prayer to St. Jude Thaddeus

St. Jude, glorious apostle, faithful servant and friend of Jesus, the name of the traitor has caused you to be forgotten by many. But the Church honors and invokes you universally as the patron of difficult and desperate cases. Pray for me who am in need of God’s mercy. Make use, I implore you, of that particular privilege accorded to you, to bring visible and speedy help where help was 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

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and that I may praise God with you and all the elect throughout all eternity. I promise you, O blessed Jude, to be ever mindful of this great favor. I will honor you as my special and powerful patron and encourage devotion to you. St. Jude, pray for us and for all who honor and invoke thy aid. Amen.