This prayer to Saint Jude, reputed to be infallible, is used throughout the world to ask for the intercession of this patron saint of desperate causes.
This prayer is the introduction to the novena to Saint Jude, patron saint of desperate causes . It is a tradition of the Catholic Church for those who wish to seek the intercession of this great saint. It requires absolute trust. By fully surrendering to God’s will with the belief that He will answer your request in His divine way.
Over the centuries, St. Jude has gained a reputation for his intercession and generous responses to those who pray to him in true faith. Here is the infallible prayer to Saint Jude that many Christians recite in dark times:
O glorious apostle Saint Jude, faithful servant and friend of Jesus, the Church honors you and invokes you universally as patron of desperate cases.Pray for me so unhappy.I beg you from the depths of my heart, use in my favor the great privilege you have of bringing visible and rapid help to those who invoke you.Come to my aid and relieve my misery.
Obtain for me the help and grace of the Good Lord in all my difficulties.Let me be among the elect and obtain eternal salvation.
I promise you, O Saint Jude, to always remember the great favor you will grant me.Always I will honor you as my patron and protector.
As a sign of gratitude, I will do everything in my power to develop your devotion and make you known as the patron saint of hopeless causes.