October 28, 2017 all-day
Oct 28. St. Jude, the saint of hopeless causes, was martyred along with St. Simon at Persia, and their feast is celebrated jointly. St.Jude was supposedly the brother of Jesus and, like his brother, a carpenter by trade. He is most popular with those who attempt the impossible and with students, who often ask for his help on exams. Read more at http://www.shrineofstjude.org.
Image: Painting of St. Jude by Anthonis van Dyck, circa 1620, Public Domain