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Why does Jesus, himself God, go off to pray? (Video)

Fr. Peter John Cameron, OP - published on 02/02/24

Do you need a release from so many things binding us in our frantic lives?

We might wonder why would Jesus pray?

This Sunday we hear:

Rising very early before dawn, he left 
and went off to a deserted place, where he prayed.

What was it about solitude and silence that attracted him? There’s something that we want to reach out and touch, just as Jesus did.

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Find Fr. Peter John Cameron’s reflection on the Sunday Gospel each week here.

Find his series of brief reflections on prayer here.

And his new series on the Eucharist here.

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