In "Building Bridges," a Tapestry of Faith program
Youth attend a Catholic or Orthodox Mass and discuss the experience.
Meet beforehand to be sure participants are properly dressed and to review courteous behavior guidelines. Inform them that only Catholics in good standing are allowed to take communion. Suggest they look for elements specific to Catholicism: the crucifix, confessional booths, statues of the Virgin Mary or other saints, incense.
When the engagement is done, process the experience. Ask participants for their immediate responses.
What was the experience like for them? Did they find the less familiar elements (incense, for example) added to the experience or diminished it for them? How different was it from other visits they have made? Ask:
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Last updated on Wednesday, October 26, 2011.
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