Welcome to Saint Jude Parish and to our Church family!

Springtime-at-St.-Jude2 We welcome you to our site and invite you to take a look around and get to know us. We are proud of our Catholic heritage and we pray and play together as part of a warm and vibrant community. We come together to build the Kingdom of God through our commitment to Catholic education and the sharing of our time, talents, and treasures. We encourage you to contact us if you’d like more information about our parish or school!

Annual Wreaths Across America Project

St. Jude’s Cub Scout Pack 133 will be placing wreaths on veterans graves at St. Mary’s Cemetery, and hopefully as well as Ridgelawn Cemetery here in Elyria.  A sponsored wreath is a small $15 donation and will help the scouts Remember the sacrifices our veterans have made.  We will Honor their lives in conjunction...

Our Lady of Guadalupe – December 12

What is so special about December the 12th? It is the anniversary of the apparition of Our Lady of Guadalupe on the Hill of Tepeyac, Mexico, in 1531.  Did you know that our Lady of Guadalupe is the patroness of the Americas?  Pope St. John Paul II declared this officially...

Is Communion from the chalice hazardous to your health?

Certainly this topic has been addressed before. Taking Communion is one of the most sacred acts in Catholic worship. The priest blesses and consecrates the bread and wine, which become the Body and Blood of Christ. As Catholics, we re-enact what Jesus did at the last supper by sharing the...

First Friday Forum – December 2019

Friday, December 6th, 2019 ▪ 11:30 -1:00pm  Rev. Gerald J. Bednar Professor of Systematic Theology, St. Mary’s Seminary Topic:  “Liturgical Art and Advent” Join the First Friday Forum of Lorain as we come together in the spirit of the Advent season for a presentation and reflection on the beautiful art...