Objective: In this course, students will learn about novenas, and pray the Novena to Our Lady of Guadalupe for a New Culture of Life. Students will also learn about Saint John Paul II's incredible devotion to Our Lady of Guadalupe, and the many titles bestowed upon her by the Church. Students can also explore more resources on Catholic Online (catholic.org), the World's Catholic Library.  There are 10 lessons in this beautiful course.

This course is ideal for families, classrooms, study/prayer groups, and individuals.

Your complete course includes an introduction to novenas which explains the history and importance of this cherished prayer tradition.

Each mobile-friendly video lesson contains a complete devotion, a study guide, and a short quiz to test your understanding.

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What others have been saying about this course:

Mapule Kunutu

“I did not know that the first novena was perforemed before Pentacost. Thanks to Catholic Online school”

“I did not know that the first novena was perforemed before Pentacost. Thanks to Catholic Online school”

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Maggs Govender

“It was very interesting. I learned that our Lord Jesus Christ asked His disciples to say the first Novena. ”

“It was very interesting. I learned that our Lord Jesus Christ asked His disciples to say the first Novena. ”

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“It was ok. 4 Stars.”

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Course curriculum

  • 01

    Introduction to the Novena to Our Lady of Guadalupe for a New Culture of Life

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Introduction to the Novena to Our Lady of Guadalupe for a New Culture of Life - STUDY GUIDE
    • Introduction to the Novena to Our Lady of Guadalupe for a New Culture of Life - VIDEO
    • Introduction to the Novena to Our Lady of Guadalupe for a New Culture of Life - QUIZ
  • 02

    Novena to Our Lady of Guadalupe - Day 1

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Novena to Our Lady of Guadalupe - Day 1 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Novena to Our Lady of Guadalupe - Day 1 - VIDEO
    • Novena to Our Lady of Guadalupe - Day 1 - QUIZ
  • 03

    Novena to Our Lady of Guadalupe - Day 2

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Novena to Our Lady of Guadalupe - Day 2 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Novena to Our Lady of Guadalupe - Day 2 - VIDEO
    • Novena to Our Lady of Guadalupe - Day 2 - QUIZ
  • 04

    Novena to Our Lady of Guadalupe - Day 3

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Novena to Our Lady of Guadalupe - Day 3 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Novena to Our Lady of Guadalupe - Day 3 - VIDEO
    • Novena to Our Lady of Guadalupe - Day 3 - QUIZ
  • 05

    Novena to Our Lady of Guadalupe - Day 4

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Novena to Our Lady of Guadalupe - Day 4 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Novena to Our Lady of Guadalupe - Day 4 - VIDEO
    • Novena to Our Lady of Guadalupe - Day 4 - QUIZ
  • 06

    Novena to Our Lady of Guadalupe - Day 5

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Novena to Our Lady of Guadalupe - Day 5 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Novena to Our Lady of Guadalupe - Day 5 - VIDEO
    • Novena to Our Lady of Guadalupe - Day 5 - QUIZ
  • 07

    Novena to Our Lady of Guadalupe - Day 6

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Novena to Our Lady of Guadalupe - Day 6 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Novena to Our Lady of Guadalupe - Day 6 - VIDEO
    • Novena to Our Lady of Guadalupe - Day 6 - QUIZ
  • 08

    Novena to Our Lady of Guadalupe - Day 7

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Novena to Our Lady of Guadalupe - Day 7 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Novena to Our Lady of Guadalupe - Day 7 - VIDEO
    • Novena to Our Lady of Guadalupe - Day 7 - QUIZ
  • 09

    Novena to Our Lady of Guadalupe - Day 8

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Novena to Our Lady of Guadalupe - Day 8 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Novena to Our Lady of Guadalupe - Day 8 - VIDEO
    • Novena to Our Lady of Guadalupe - Day 8 - QUIZ
  • 10

    Novena to Our Lady of Guadalupe - Day 9

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Novena to Our Lady of Guadalupe - Day 9 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Novena to Our Lady of Guadalupe - Day 9 - VIDEO
    • Novena to Our Lady of Guadalupe - Day 9 - QUIZ

Instructor(s)

Instructor Bio:

Deacon Keith A. Fournier is first Dean of Students for Catholic Online School and editor-in-chief of Catholic Online (catholic.org), the World's Catholic Library.

Deacon Fournier is a graduate of the Franciscan University of Steubenville (Theology and Philosophy, BA), the John Paul II Institute of the Lateran University (Theology of Marriage and Family, MTS), the Catholic University of America (Masters in Philosophy, Moral Theology) and the University of Pittsburgh School of Law (JD). He is working toward the Th.D. in Moral Theology, focusing on the teaching of St. John Paul II.

He also holds honorary Doctorates in Humane letters and Divinity (LLD, DD) The Social Teaching of the Christian Church is a division of Moral Theology. Fournier has spent his life and work – in the public square and in ministry – offering authentic, classical and biblically faithful Christian Social Teaching available as leaven to be used for the renewal of human culture.

Attorney Fournier is a human rights lawyer and public policy advocate of many years. He views his vocational calling as “serving at the intersection of faith and culture”, a conviction which flows from his understanding of living the Christian faith as an integrated way of life. He has practiced law for 35 years. During that time he has appeared in multiple cases at the State and Federal level. He also appeared in several cases before the United States Supreme Court on Pro-Life, pro-Family and Religious Liberty concerns.

He served as the founding Executive Director of the American Center for Law and Justice in the nineteen nineties. He currently serves as Special Counsel to Liberty Counsel. he also serves as the Chief Counsel of the Common Good Legal Defense Fund, a project on the Common Good Foundation.

He has written hundreds of articles on faith, culture and life and eight books. He has also spent his life and ministry in multiple efforts committed to bringing Christians together and healing the wounds of division in the Body of Christ. His work is well known in the broad Christian community.

Deacon Keith Fournier is a married deacon of the Diocese of Richmond, Virginia. Deacon Fournier and his wife Laurine have raised five children and have seven grandchildren. They reside in Chesapeake, Virginia.

Deacon Keith Fournier

Dean of Students

Deacon Keith Fournier