A colorful, fun-to-read introduction that explains the ways and
whys of Catholic worship.
Visual and informative, What You Will See Inside a Catholic Church features full-page pictures and concise descriptions of what is happening, the objects used, the clergy and laypeople who have specific roles, and the spiritual intent of the believers.
Ideal for children as well as teachers, parents, librarians, clergy, and lay leaders who want to demystify the celebrations and ceremonies of the Church throughout the year, as well as encourage understanding and tolerance among different faith traditions.
What You Will See Inside a Catholic Church will:
- Give children the opportunity to ask questions, making them more active participants
- Satisfy kids’ curiosity about what goes on in churches attended by their friends, broadening awareness of other faiths at an important age when opinions and prejudices can first form
- Provide Catholic children with a deeper understanding of the practices of their own religious tradition.
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About the Author
Reverend Michael Keane has been a Catholic priest for twelve years. He is the pastor of the Holy Name of Mary Church in Croton-on-Hudson, New York. Father Keane is active in parish work and the educational ministry in the Archdiocese of New York, teaching religious education classes, preparing children for their first sacraments, and leading youth retreats.
Aaron Pepis is an international award-winning commercial and portrait photographer as well as an accredited photographic judge. A partner in the Pepis Studio in West Haverstraw, New York, Pepis gives seminars in all aspects of photography nationwide.