The St. James The Apostle Catholic Church

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The St. James the Apostle Catholic Church in McDonough, Georgia was my second church visit. I visited the Catholic Church on Sunday, November 15, 2015 at the eleven o’clock service. The church is located on 1000 Decatur Rd. McDonough, GA 30253. I assumed that the Presbyterian Church was very different from my community church but the St. James the Apostle Catholic Church experience was no comparison to the Covenant Presbyterian Church whatsoever.

The first thing that I have noticed about the church is that there was unique artwork all over the building. There were many men displayed on the front of the church building with different figure types and wearing different clothes. The church artwork was very detailed and creative. It was a type of artwork that I have never seen before. I also noticed a huge cross in the center of the church building that had several figures of men surrounding the church. I had stared at the front of the building for about five minutes before I finally walked into the church. As people were walking inside the church, they were in formal attire. Both the men and women were well dressed for the sermon. Once I walked inside the church, I happened to notice a huge fountain in the center of the isle. The fountain contained holy water and several people were randomly dipping their finger in the water and then do a sign of the cross on the chests. I assumed it was a tradition that Catholics did before attending their seats. Rather than the church having

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