Religion Reflection Paper

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Everyone has their own belief on whether there is a God or god’s, or if they don’t believe in any higher power at all. This is a very opinionated topic, and one that most everyone has an opinion on. The High School I went to, St. Thomas More Catholic High School, is one that strives on religion, specifically Catholicism, which is the beliefs and practices of the Roman Catholic Church. This One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church strives on the belief that there is only one true God. I struggled with my opinion on what I really believed in, until one night, when something miraculous happened to me, and my mind was finally made. I came from Ascension Episcopal School, where we went to church every day, but it wasn’t considered a big deal. I grew up in a family where we never went to church, so the only times I really went was either at school, or if I slept over at my best friend’s house on a Saturday night. Even though I would go to church sometimes, I would never actually listen or really care about understanding what is being preached. Going into my eighth-grade year, I knew I wanted to go to STM for high school, so I decided to go to a feeder school of STM, Cathedral Carmel School. It was very different religion wise comparted to AES just because religion was the focus of the school, from praying before every class, to going to a huge church where mass was taken very seriously and sacredly. I loved it at CCS, but if only I knew what my next year at STM had instore for

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