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I'm trying to understand the meaning of prayers, But not just to see it as a communication with God, but more as a unity with Him.

That's why I would like to ask if Jesus' mother Mary, or His relatives, were praying for Him during his lifetime for protection, strength or other necessities. Is there an official Catholic doctrine as to whether these prayers were necessary or meaningful as Jesus was indeed full of grace?

Is there any record of any such prayers?

Praying for Jesus sounds like nonsense, but not praying for him sounds ridiculous too...

Please, I'm only interested in the Catholic perspective, thanks.

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closed as primarily opinion-based by BYE, David Aug 11 '14 at 15:05

Many good questions generate some degree of opinion based on expert experience, but answers to this question will tend to be almost entirely based on opinions, rather than facts, references, or specific expertise.If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the help center, please edit the question.

This is not a bad question; but given the emphasis of the site on not dealing with "Truth questions", I'm going to recommend removing the "avoiding false views" phrase. – Matt Gutting Aug 11 '14 at 13:31
Please do not call non-Catholic views "false". – Narnian Aug 11 '14 at 13:32
sorry about it. – Grasper Aug 11 '14 at 13:36
I cannot see how this question can be answered in anything, but a personal opinion, therefore I have voted to close it. – BYE Aug 11 '14 at 13:59
whatever catholic church teaches about a prayer will have to take into account and try to explain it from that perspective. So it won't be just a personal opinion but the teaching that comes from the understanding of the prayer. – Grasper Aug 11 '14 at 14:29