St Jude Healing Oil (Patron for Impossible Causes)
St Jude Healing not much known of St. Jude’s life, although he perhaps the most popular Patron of impossible causes together with Saint Rita da Cascia.
Also known as Jude Thaddaeus (do not confuse him with Judas Iscariot), St. Jude one of Jesus’ Twelve Apostles and preached the Gospel with passion and devotion, often in very hard circumstances.
According to tradition, he martyred for his faith while preaching to pagans in Armenia, which part of Persia at that time.
He the Patron Saint of impossible causes and desperate situations because the scriptural Letter “Epistle of Jude”. Which he authored, urges Christians to persevere in difficult times.
During the centuries, the Church encouraged faithful to venerate this apostle. Maintained that those who came to him in faith in their time of need had always been given some grace, answer, or consolation.
St. Jude Thaddeus one of the twelve Apostles, a relative of Our Lord and of St. James the Less.
While we don’t know much else for sure about him. Various traditions say that he preached the Gospel in Edessa, Armenia, Mesopotamia, Libya, and Persia. Where he suffered martyrdom with St. Simon the Zealot.
He shares his feast today with St. Simon, and both buried in St. Peter’s Basilica.
St. Jude wrote an epistle that is included in the New Testament. A fun fact about this epistle that the only time in the New Testament.
Outside the Book of Revelation in which St. Michael the Archangel mentioned.