Objective:  Advent is a season of the liturgical year during which Christians prepare to celebrate the birth of Christ, which is commemorated on Christmas Day. In this course, students will learn all about the traditions and celebrations involved with Advent. 

What are Advent Wreaths and Advent Calendars? 

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Course curriculum

  • 01


    • Introduction

    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers


    • Advent - VIDEO

    • The Season of Advent - Live Lesson with Professor Marshall Connolly - Dec. 7 @ 9 AM Pacific

    • Advent - QUIZ


Instructor Bio:

Professor Marshall Connolly has spent his life in service to God and the Church as an educator and writer. He is a graduate of the California State University system and has earned bachelor's degrees in English and History, as well as a teaching credential. He has completed additional studies at Whitman College, and the University of San Diego. His interests include science and apologetics and he writes on both subjects for Catholic Online (catholic.org), the World's Catholic Library.

He serves as the first Director of Education for Catholic Online School.

Professor Marshall Connolly

Director of Education