Importance of personal prayer during Eucharist
During the sabbath it is important because it sets time aside to pray. To contemplate on how the week has gone. Also to ensure we set time to pray to God. As well as Sabbath links to the creation story the 7th day when God rested.
Importance of communal prayer during Sabbath
Palm of sorrow .How much longer, Lord will you forget about me? Will it be for ever? How long will you hide? How long must I be confused and miserable all day? how long will my enemies keep beating me down?
It is a time to spend quite time praying to God through out Mass and after. It is an opporunity to listen and respond to the scripture and to contemplate what Jesus has done for us. An opportunity to pray through word, actions and songs.