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National Shrine of Saint Jude

Other Special Events

In addition to the Feast of Saint Jude celebrations every October, a number of special events take place at the National Shrine on a regular or occasional basis.

Summer Celebration
Every May half-term holiday the National Shrine of Saint Jude holds a special summer celebration. The Shrine welcomes individuals, groups and families who come to celebrate their faith and love of Saint Jude in a joyful celebration consisting of devotions, Mass, procession, and entertainment for young and old.

In 2017 the Summer Celebration will be on Saturday 27th May.

11.00: Devotions with Anointing
12.00 – 13.00: Picnic on the grounds 
13.30: Open Air Mass
14.30: Saint Jude procession

Christmas Carols at the Shrine
2nd December 2017 at 1pm

We will be singing all the great carols at the Shrine of Saint Jude. All our visitors will be able to sing with our musicians.

Mince pies, mulled wine, teas and coffees and fruit juice available. A book stall with lots of fiction and non-fiction will be available too. The whole day will be a great Christmas celebration.

All welcome. Carol singing starts at 1pm, but there will be plenty of activities before and after.