Sample Section E prayer answer
Discuss the importance of communal prayer for members of one of the major world religions using
the following headings.
A, Place of prayer
B, Time of prayer
A world religion that I have studied is Christianity. Catholic Christians worship in a church. A
special time of significance for Christians is Sunday. Communal prayer is ------------------------
In this essay I will discuss the importance of communal prayer for Catholics .
A, Catholics worship God in a church on a Sunday. Communal prayer is very important for
Catholics. They participate in communal prayer every Sunday when they celebrate the
Eucharist. The word Eucharist means thanksgiving and it is the central act of worship for
Catholics. Every Sunday they gather together to remember the words and actions of Jesus
at the Last Supper. It is communal because members of the community of faith gather
together to pray and worship Jesus. The lay out of the Church helps people to participate in
Describe the lay out of the Church here. Briefly explain how each part can help people to
B, As mentioned before one special time of prayer for Catholics is Sunday. The Eucharist is
celebrated. At other times of significance in the liturgical year Catholics will gather to
worship , for example at Christmas and Easter. It is as these times that the congregation
worship together and respond to the mystery that is at the centre of their faith. Explain
worship as a response to mystery here.
Describe the Easter Triduum here. (395) use your own words. Why is it important for
catholics to participate in communal prayer at this time?
In conclusion communal prayer is very important for Catholics. The lay out of the church
building supports communal prayer . St times of significance in the liturgical year it is
important for members of a community of faith to pray and worship together.