Roman Catholic Essay

652 Words Sep 8th, 2013 3 Pages
E it Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC).
School Based Assessment (SBA)
RELIGIOUS EDUCATION
Roman Catholic: Worship

Name of Candidate: Andrew Jevaughn Jerome Tibby
School: St. Georges College
Centre #:
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Teacher’s name: Ms. McKay
Year of Exam: 2014

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

The researcher would like to thank God firstly for giving him the strength to complete this project. A big share of gratitude is given to my teacher for helping me to choose such a comfortable topic. The researcher’s parents is also to be thanked for their motivation and strong support.

INTRODUCTION
The Roman Catholic denomination falls under the religion of Christianity.
Roman Catholics find the use of blessing very important, because they
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