My Catholic Church Experience

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According to Cleve R. Wootson, Jr., writer for The Washington Post, the fire took 12 minutes to be put to a stop, but the church would be forever ruined with burnt pews, vandalised walls which said “Vote Trump.” Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church in Greenville, Mississippi served as a victim of religious hatred during the hectic election month. In today’s society, people’s beliefs either bring them together or take them apart; as a Catholic I gained the courage to step outside of my comfort zone to experience something different, a different kind of church service. Growing up on the border of Newark and East Orange has placed me in a melting pot of different cultures and religions. Raised as a Catholic I have only been taught about the teachings of the Bible, and what my family members have learned about it. My grandmother has always been the religious example in my household when it came to spreading the Catholic faith. During the early years of my life all I’ve known was the Catholic religion. It was not until middle school and high school where I experienced having friends with other religions. Even though it was a…show more content…
The choir was assisted by a live band full of keyboards, saxophones and drums. When the choir is assisted by an arrangement of different instruments instead of just a piano, the mood of the audience is much more energetic. Even though it was ten in the morning, people’s spirits were at a very high point, with many people dancing to the choir’s words. Going to a Catholic service is one that is more laid back, but Humanity Baptist Church’s service was one that was extremely lively. It was the first time I have been to a church service where the choir was very close to me, but even if I was sitting outside I still would have been able to hear them with how loud they were singing. If someone was having a bad day, in my opinion, the singing alone would even have the power of uplifting
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