Cathedral Etiquette

Proper behavior for places of worship
General Etiquette for Visiting Places of Worship
  • Be aware and considerate of those who are praying or worshipping
  • Your phone should be switched to silent upon entering any place of worship 

  • Don't chew gum or use a cell phone (texting or talking)

    • Some places allow no-flash photography, be sure to follow the signs and directions 

  • Dress modestly 
    • Follow the directive signs (usually placed outside)
    • Generally these should be covered:
      • your legs above the knee
      • your shoulders
  • Whisper and refrain from unnecessary conversation

  • Don't walk in front of others praying

  • Don't walk across or in front of any altars

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