Attending A Worship Service Different From My Own Religious Tradition

800 Words Jul 31st, 2016 4 Pages
My project is about attending a worship service different from my own religious tradition, which is Catholic. I chose this project because I want to learn about other religions, other traditions, how they worship and what is involve in their ways of doing things. Experiencing a religion other than mine, will expand my knowledge. I believe that we always learn something new everyday and that we have to be open to receive what life offers by being here in this world that God created. What did I do to fulfill the requirements of my project? Well, I talked to some of my friends that practice other religions than Catholic and I asked them if I could attend to one of their services, and one of my friends responded right away “Yes Oralia, I would love to take you to my church!” We attended her Christian Church here in San Antonio, and just by walking in, I could see that what I was about to experience, would offer me a new perspective of what “religion or religious life is” other than Catholic. As soon as we entered the Church, I was able to see and compare differences and similarities. To begin with, that Church didn 't have a crucifix in the altar, but it did have a big cross in the center of it. At the same time, I noticed that it didn 't have statues or imagines of saints like St. Joseph, our Mother Mary, Angels, etc. but it did have flowers and beautiful decorations all over the Church. The benches are similar to the ones at my Church, also, that Church…

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