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Rev. Paul D. Scalia

We hear several times in the Gospels that our Lord removes Himself from the crowds and goes off by Himself. As Mark explains, this was due partly to His miracles: due to His fame, “Jesus could no longer openly enter a town, but was out in the country; and people came to him from every quarter” (Mk 1:45). But fame and first-century paparazzi were not the only reasons for such seclusion. It was a common practice for Him. He would rise “a great while before day” and go to a deserted place and pray.

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