Saint Jude Thaddeus

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Cirilo Cañete was in a bar when he felt a terrible aching pain in his stomach. It felt so bad he even cried. He gives infinite thanks to Saint Jude because he got cured after he went to poo.

Puebla, 1915

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I had a fall and injured my leg. I was very sad thinking that maybe I could never join my dance group again. I prayed Saint Jude Thaddeus for my recovery, and he made me a miracle of curing me. Now I can dance son jarocho again which I’m so much passionate about. May you be blessed.

Veracruz, Mexico

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I was sowing the field when suddenly a horrible tornado was formed. I entrusted myself to Saint Jude Thaddeus, and little by little the tornado disappeared. I thank him for that with this humble retablo.

Severiano Lopez \ Mexico

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Gabino Tinoco was suffering very much by seeing beatings his daughter-in-law was giving to his son. He implored Saint Jude to change his son’s life promising a retablo. As it has happened, he fulfils his promise.

Toluca, 1934

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I caught COVID-19 and had to go to the hospital. I spent several days connected to a ventilator, with small hopes to survive. I’m infinitely grateful to Saint Jude Thaddeus because little by little I recovered my health and survived this terrible illness.

Daniel Cordova, Mexico, 2021

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I thank Saint Jude Thaddeus for helping me to keep my great secret that in reality it’s my wife who is the boss in our house and I’m just a henpecked husband. If it became known, it would damage my tough image among the fans and I’d be a joke for my fellows wrestlers. That’s why I bring this humble retablo.

The wrestler Black Storm \ Mexico City

I dedicate this humble retablo to Saint Jude Thaddeus, with deep gratitude, for having a gift of making traditional masks. Since I opened my shop 15 years ago, my masks have become very valuable for the carnivals in the region, and even people from other cities of the country started buying them.

Tlaxcala, Mexico

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Plumber Jesus Ramirez was hired for a job, but the mistress of the house paid him with her body. WIth the present retablo, he gives due thanks to Saint Jude for such good luck.

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Sr. Alegario Ruiz thanks Saint Jude because, on July 24, 2014, they were sitting in “Just don’t cry” bar and saw a white light on the street. They looked out and saw an UFO, and everyone ran out terrified, and he got home safe. Amen.

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I got an idea to put rose petals and candles in the bedroom to revive the flame of passion with my wife. But I didn’t calculate it well and put the candles too close to the curtain, and it caught on fire. I thank Saint Jude for I managed to put out the fire before the entire house was burned up.

Roman Castañeda ~ Guaymas, Sonora

I give thanks to Saint Jude Thaddeus for letting me to put my offerings once again this year. It’s very important for me to never forget my beloved ones, and I fell them even closer to me during these All Saints’ feasts. I know they are happy to come and enjoy what I put, with great love, to their altar.

Adelaida Reyes ~ Oaxaca, Mexico

I thank Saint Jude for opening my eyes and letting me see that my husband cheated on me with my friend Chona.

Alma Velazco

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I dedicate this exvoto to Saint Jude Thaddeus for the fabulous work and life of Diego Rivera, artist. His murals about Detroit Industry have been an inspiration for millions of aspiring artist, and they have been a pride of Detroit for almost 100 years.

Luis Romo, Mexico

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