Sometimes the challenges in life can seem impossible to overcome; an illness, a job loss, a relationship, an addiction. Who can we turn to for help? Saint Jude. He is the patron saint of hopeless causes and is there to petition our needs. A Saint Jude statue is a perfect gift to call on his intercession. And this large st Jude statue is designed for outdoor use. Made of marble this statue is suitable for permanent outdoor display.
Jude, called in the Bible Jude Thaddeus, was one of the Apostles of Jesus Christ. He is called Jude to distinguish him from Judas Iscariot, who betrayed Our Lord. He was the brother of the Apostle St James the Less, and like James, a relative of Jesus. He is the author of the Epistle of Jude. The Scriptures do not say a lot about him, but tradition holds that he preached the Gospel in Judea, Samaria, Syria, Mesopotamia, and Armenia. He was martyred for the faith in Beirut with the Apostle Simon the Zealot. He was killed by an ax.
His remains were taken to St Peter’s Basilica, Rome, where they remain today, resting alongside Simon’s. He is the patron saint of desperate causes, Armenia and the Phillippines. His epistle emphasizes perseverance in difficult situations.’ I was under a necessity to write unto you, he tells his readers ‘to beseech you to contend earnestly for the faith once delivered to the saints.’
St Jude’s feast is on October 28. According to tradition, he was a vegetarian.
We have professional marble sculptors who have paid attention to making statues when they were younger, they have rich experience in making this st Jude statue. If you are interested in st statue please feel free to contact us.