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Jesus 'got up and went out to a deserted place, and there he prayed.' Sunday Reflections, 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

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Apostle St Peter, El Greco, 1610-14 Museo de El Greco, Toledo, Spain [Web Gallery of Art]
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GospelMark 1:29-39 (New Revised Standard Version, Catholic Edition, Canada)
As soon as theyleft the synagogue, they entered the house of Simon and Andrew, with James and John.Now Simon’s mother-in-law was in bed with a fever, and they told Jesus about her at once.He came and took her by the hand and lifted her up. Then the fever left her, and she began to serve them. That evening, at sunset, they brought to him all who were sick or possessed with demons.And the whole city was gathered around the door.And he cured many who were sick with various diseases, and cast out many demons; and he would not permit the demons to speak, because they knew him. In the morning, while it was still very dark, he got up and went out to a deserte…