Unformatted text preview: service is sung, not spoken, and could last up to three hours long. Although I am Catholic, some of my family practices Christian Orthodoxy. My parents were married at the Holy Trinity in Hamtramck, along with many other relatives. When studying Orthodoxy, in comparison to Catholicism, I am able to see distinct differences as well as similarities in the two religions. Growing up, I attended Catholic schools, as well as church every Sunday. I would dread Sunday mornings, and having to wake up at 7am to kneel for the next two hours. Looking at how this differs from the 3 hours of standing at the Orthodox Church, I now see that I had nothing to complain about!...
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- Winter '09
- Christianity, Christian terms, practices Christian Orthodoxy