What does San Judas Tadeo represent?
As the left often symbolizes evil in Catholicism, folk belief has Judas Tadeo as the saint of both the good and the bad, with idea that sometimes the “good” can act worse than the “bad.” Devotees of the saint may also venerate Santa Muerte and Jesús Malverde.
Do Christians believe San Judas?
Patronage. Among some Roman Catholics, Saint Jude is venerated as the “patron saint of hopeless causes”. This practice is said to stem from the belief that few Christians invoked him for misplaced fear of praying to Christ’s betrayer, Judas Iscariot, because of their similar names.
Is San Judas about money?
Throughout Mexico many people have statues of San Judas Tadeo (Jude the Apostle), the patron saint of desperate cases and lost causes (thus criminals). Many Mexicans believe that if they leave money as an “offering” to statues of San Judas Tadeo that his spirit will reward them with financial gain.