What are sacramentals? Why do we make the Sign of the Cross, genuflect, or fold our hands when we pray? 

Objective: In this course, students will learn about sacramentals and why we use them. 

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Course curriculum

  • 01

    Sacramentals - Faith and Apologetics

    • Sacramentals - Session 1 - A Catholic Understanding and its Defense

    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers

    • Sacramentals - LESSON PLAN / STUDY GUIDE

    • Sacramentals - VIDEO

    • Sacramentals - Live Lesson Recording with Professor Marshall Connolly (2/10/22)

    • Sacramentals - QUIZ

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Instructor(s)

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