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"Dialogue with the Father was the core of Jesus' existence"

On 16 June, Pope Francis closed his series of addresses on prayer by speaking about the central role of prayer in the life of Jesus.

From the Church and the Pope

"Pray without ceasing"

On 9 June, in his penultimate catechesis on prayer, Pope Francis stressed the need to pray always in everything we do, including our work.

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Saint Raphael Meditation: Being a Friend of Christ

A meditation (guided prayer) on learning how to value Christ's friendship.

Fostering Interior Life

"We are at the center of Jesus' prayer"

In his 2 June general audience, Pope Francis continued his catechesis on prayer, speaking about the unceasing prayer of Jesus.

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"On the last day, God solves everything"

Pope Francis continued his catechesis on prayer in his 26 May general audience, speaking about "the certainty of being heard" by God.

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"This is the moment of sheer faith"

In his 19 May general audience, Pope Francis continued his catechesis on prayer, speaking about distractions and aridity in our prayer.

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"Contemplative prayer does so much good for the Church"

in his 5 May general audience, Pope Francis continued his catechesis on prayer, speaking about contemplative prayer.

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"To meditate means to encounter Jesus within us"

Pope Francis continued his catechesis on prayer in his 28 April general audience, speaking about what it means "to meditate" in our prayer.

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"Vocal prayer is the prayer of the simple"

Pope Francis continued his catechesis on prayer in his 21 April general audience, speaking about vocal prayer.

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"The Church's essential task is to pray, and to teach how to pray"

In his 14 April general audience, Pope Francis continued his catechesis on prayer, speaking about "The Church, teacher of prayer."

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