A principal obligation and privilege of being a Christian is to pray regularly. We never pray alone, for whenever we pray we join the prayer of the entire Church on earth and in heaven. We pray for others, and we are strengthened by those who pray for us. Together, our prayers are joined to the prayer of Christ our great High Priest, who intercedes with the Father on behalf of all God’s children. Moreover, when we pray we add our voices to the unceasing praise of all creation.