Sunday, July 11, 2010

Song, Video & Prayer Interlude: The Words I Would Say

While not specifically dedicated to St. Jude, this song by the Sidewalk Prophets and accompanied video on YouTube is inspirational, passionate and pleasing. Sometimes, songs like this can inspire and strengthen our prayer life. "The Words I Would Say" is about sending a letter to someone that is in pain, letting them know that your prayers are with them and to never give up hope: "God's got his hand on you so / Don't live life in fear / Forgive and forget / But don't forget why you're here." I included it as an interlude in our blog, and hope you enjoy it as much as I do.

Perhaps, as you watch, say and pray:

Most holy apostle, St. Jude, faithful servant and friend of Jesus, the Church honors and invokes you universally, as the patron of hopeless cases, of things almost despaired of.

Pray for me, I am so helpless and alone. Make use I implore you, of that particular privilege given to you, to bring visible and speedy help where help is 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 (here make your request) and that I may praise God with you and all the elect forever.

I promise, O blessed St. Jude, to be ever mindful of this great favor, to always honor you as my special and powerful patron, and to gratefully encourage devotion to you.


1 comment:

  1. Thank you St Jude for helping me hit my numbers and loste weight