St. Jude's Shrine - History, Timings & Entry Fee


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Distance (From Jhansi Junction): 2 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 30 Mins

Place Location: At Cantonment Area

Transportation Options: Cab / Auto

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 2 km from Jhansi Junction, St. Jude's Shrine is a Roman Catholic Church located in the Cantonment area of Jhansi town in Uttar Pradesh. It is one of the holiest places in Jhansi mainly for Catholic Christians and also one of the popular places to visit in Jhansi.

St. Jude's' Shrine is devoted to St. Jude Thaddeus and is part of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Jhansi. The devotion to St. Jude Thaddeus was started by the late Bishop F. X. Fenech. It is believed that the bone of St. Jude is buried in its foundation. The well painted statues in the shrine depict the great story of Jesus Christ. There is also a separate shrine for mother Marry in its premises.

St. Jude's feast is celebrated on 28th October every year which attracts large number of devotees from far places. It is celebrated with a week-long fair and procession on the last day with great enthusiasm.

Sunday Masses: 6.30 AM, 8 AM, & 6 PM