Guild of Saint Jude

Would you like to be part of the National Shrine of Saint Jude every day through prayer, wherever you are? Would you like to become a Messenger of Saint Jude and share in the mission of the National Shrine? Then join the Carmelites in the Guild of Saint Jude.

The Guild of Saint Jude exists to

  • Promote the love of God by fostering devotion to his Apostle Saint Jude
  • Support and share in the mission of the Carmelite Family by prayer and material resources
  • Raise awareness and encourage pilgrimages to the National Shrine

What are the benefits?

The Spiritual Benefits

  • Members share in the daily Masses at the Shrine
  • Members share in special Masses offered for them and their families each quarter
  • Members join the Shrine in daily prayers throughout the year
  • Handbook of Devotions
  • Deceased members are remembered each year

Other Important Benefits

  • Receive a membership certificate
  • Receive a Guild of Saint Jude badge
  • Receive our annual Guild magazine and quarterly Carmelite News
  • Invitation to talks and events at the Shrine

Our members are invited

  • to say our recommended daily prayers
  • to support and promote the Shrine
  • to help spread devotion to Saint Jude
  • to encourage people to join the Guild of Saint Jude
  • to encourage people to receive the Carmelite News

How to join
Membership is open to all who have a devotion to Saint Jude. Please click on image below to join us.

Alternatively, if you would like to join via the post, please complete the application form and send with your donation to the Shrine Office. 

The Guild exists in addition to the societies of prayer at the Shrine.

Guild Magazine

Guild of Saint Jude
Chaplain: Br. Paul de Groot, O.Carm
Patron: Fr. Brendan Grady, O.Carm
Secretary: Mr Matthew Betts


Carmelite friars and pilgrims at prayer at the National Shrine of Saint Jude.