Friday, 16 December 2016

Shrine Office - Christmas

We'd like to wish all the friends of Saint Jude a happy and holy Christmas and a happy New Year.

Our office will be closed from 5pm on Thursday 22 December and reopens on Wednesday 4th January at 9am.

However, our on-line shop ( continues to be operational and items will be sent out over the Christmas period.

If you have any queries, please send them to

May God bless you, Our Lady have you in her keeping, and Saint Jude intercede for you.

Wednesday, 14 December 2016

Happy Feast of Saint John of the Cross

"In the evening of life, we will be judged on love alone."

Today, 14 December, is the feast of the Carmelite saint and mystic, a Doctor of the Church, St John of the Cross. This statue of the saint is at our sister Shrine in Aylesford Priory.

Tuesday, 13 December 2016

Recycle your printer cartridges

You can now recycle your ink cartridges with the National Shrine of Saint Jude via The Recycling Factory. The Recycling Factory collect and recycle over 8 million inkjet & toner cartridges each year and whether you’ve got one, or hundreds of cartridges, we can help you to recycle them.

Each ink cartridge that they receive, the Carmelites and the National Shrine of Saint Jude will receive a donation.

More information on what can be recycled and how to recycle your cartridges please visit, here.

Monday, 12 December 2016

On-line shop highlights 5

Our new on-line shop includes not only a number of religious gifts and souvenirs connected with Saint Jude, but there is so much more on offer too.

For the next few weeks, we're going to show our blog and Facebook friends some special items you can purchase from our new shop.

This time we want to highlight the Saint Jude prayer cards that you can purchase. Most of our stock is exclusively designed by the Shrine of Saint Jude to help raise money for the Shrine and the work of the Carmelites in Britain and worldwide.

Our Saint Jude prayer cards can be found, here.