Objective: The Lord be With You!  I'm Deacon Keith Fournier. I am excited to announce our 'DAILY READINGS ' class. A first of a kind, ready-to-use Daily Readings lesson plan. 

"Daily Readings should be the first class of the day, 5 days a week for students in every grade, in every Catholic School and with every Homeschool family." ~Deacon Keith Fournier 

Based on the readings from Holy Mass for every day of the month, Our Daily Readings lessons are for both older and younger learners. In addition to the Bible readings from Daily Mass, they include 'Questions for Reflection' which are based upon those Readings.

The goal is to take the word from our ears - and place it into our hearts - our minds - and our daily lives. These lessons can bring the Daily Bible Readings from Mass to life for your students!

The 'DAILY READINGS' class is one of many classes offered through Catholic Online School.

There are 31 Mobile-friendly Daily Reading video lessons in this class, one Daily Reading lesson for each day of the month.

Each daily reading lesson includes a study guide, video, script, assessment and answer key as well as a virtual library of supplemental resources.

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Course curriculum

  • 01

    Daily Reading for July 31, 2019

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Daily Reading for July 31, 2019 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Daily Reading for July 31, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading Questions for Reflection for July 31, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading Questions for Reflection for July 31, 2019 - QUIZ
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    Daily Reading for July 30, 2019

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Daily Reading for July 30, 2019 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Daily Reading for July 30, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading Questions for Reflection for July 30, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading Questions for Reflection for July 30, 2019 - QUIZ
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    Daily Reading for July 29, 2019

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Daily Reading for July 29, 2019 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Daily Reading for July 29, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading Questions for Reflection for July 29, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading Questions for Reflection for July 29, 2019 - QUIZ
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    Daily Reading for July 28, 2019

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Daily Reading for July 28, 2019 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Daily Reading for July 28, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading Questions for Reflection for July 28, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading Questions for Reflection for July 28, 2019 - QUIZ
  • 05

    Daily Reading for July 27, 2019

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Daily Reading for July 27, 2019 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Daily Reading for July 27, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading Questions for Reflection for July 27, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading Questions for Reflection for July 27, 2019 - QUIZ
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    Daily Reading for July 26, 2019

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Daily Reading for July 26, 2019 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Daily Reading for July 26, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading Questions for Reflection for July 26, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading Questions for Reflection for July 26, 2019 - QUIZ
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    Daily Reading for July 25, 2019

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Daily Reading for July 25, 2019 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Daily Reading for July 25, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading Questions for Reflection for July 25, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading Questions for Reflection for July 25, 2019 - QUIZ
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    Daily Reading for July 24, 2019

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Daily Reading for July 24, 2019 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Daily Reading for July 24, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading Questions for Reflection for July 24, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading Questions for Reflection for July 24, 2019 - QUIZ
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    Daily Reading for July 23, 2019

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Daily Reading for July 23, 2019 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Daily Reading for July 23, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading Questions for Reflection for July 23, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading Questions for Reflection for July 23, 2019 - QUIZ
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    Daily Reading for July 22, 2019

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Daily Reading for July 22, 2019 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Daily Reading for July 22, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading Questions for Reflection for July 22, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading Questions for Reflection for July 22, 2019 - QUIZ
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    Daily Reading for July 21, 2019

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Daily Reading for July 21, 2019 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Daily Reading for July 21, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading Questions for Reflection for July 21, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading Questions for Reflection for July 21, 2019 - QUIZ
  • 12

    Daily Reading for July 20, 2019

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Daily Reading for July 20, 2019 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Daily Reading for July 20, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading Questions for Reflection for July 20, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading Questions for Reflection for July 20, 2019 - QUIZ
  • 13

    Daily Reading for July 19, 2019

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Daily Reading for July 19, 2019 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Daily Reading for July 19, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading Questions for Reflection for July 19, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading Questions for Reflection for July 19, 2019 - QUIZ
  • 14

    Daily Reading for July 18, 2019

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Daily Reading for July 18, 2019 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Daily Reading for July 18, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading Questions for Reflection for July 18, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading Questions for Reflection for July 18, 2019 - QUIZ
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    Daily Reading for July 17, 2019

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Daily Reading for July 17, 2019 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Daily Reading for July 17, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading Questions for Reflection for July 17, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading Questions for Reflection for July 17, 2019 - QUIZ
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    Daily Reading for July 16, 2019

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Daily Reading for July 16, 2019 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Daily Reading for July 16, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading Questions for Reflection for July 16, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading Questions for Reflection for July 16, 2019 - QUIZ
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    Daily Reading for July 15, 2019

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Daily Reading for July 15, 2019 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Daily Reading for July 15, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading Questions for Reflection for July 15, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading Questions for Reflection for July 15, 2019 - QUIZ
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    Daily Reading for July 14, 2019

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Daily Reading for July 14, 2019 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Daily Reading for July 14, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading Questions for Reflection for July 14, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading Questions for Reflection for July 14, 2019 - QUIZ
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    Daily Reading for July 13, 2019

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Daily Reading for July 13, 2019 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Daily Reading for July 13, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading Questions for Reflection for July 13, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading Questions for Reflection for July 13, 2019 - QUIZ
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    Daily Reading for July 12, 2019

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Daily Reading for July 12, 2019 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Daily Reading for July 12, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading Questions for Reflection for July 12, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading Questions for Reflection for July 12, 2019 - QUIZ
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    Daily Reading for July 11, 2019

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Daily Reading for July 11, 2019 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Daily Reading for July 11, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading Questions for Reflection for July 11, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading for July 11, 2019 - QUIZ
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    Daily Reading for July 10, 20198

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Daily Reading for July 10, 2019 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Daily Reading for July 10, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading Questions for Reflection for July 10, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading for July 10, 2019 - QUIZ
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    Daily Reading for July 9, 2019

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Daily Reading for July 9, 2019 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Daily Reading for July 9, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading Questions for Reflection for July 9, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading for July 9, 2019 - QUIZ
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    Daily Reading for July 8, 2019

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Daily Reading for July 8, 2019 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Daily Reading for July 8, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading Questions for Reflection for July 8, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading for July 8, 2019 - QUIZ
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    Daily Reading for July 7, 2019

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Daily Reading for July 7, 2019 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Daily Reading for July 7, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading Questions for Reflection for July 7, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading for July 7, 2019 - QUIZ
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    Daily Reading for July 6, 2019

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Daily Reading for July 6, 2019 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Daily Reading for July 6, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading Questions for Reflection for July 6, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading for July 6, 2019 - QUIZ
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    Daily Reading for July 5, 2019

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Daily Reading for July 5, 2019 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Daily Reading for July 5, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading Questions for Reflection for July 5, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading for July 5, 2019 - QUIZ
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    Daily Reading for July 4, 2019

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Daily Reading for July 4, 2019 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Daily Reading for July 4, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Reading Questions for Reflection for July 4, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading for July 4, 2019 - QUIZ
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    Daily Reading for July 3, 2019

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Daily Reading for July 3, 2019 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Daily Reading for July 3, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading Questions for Reflection for July 3, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading for July 3, 2019 - QUIZ
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    Daily Reading for July 2, 2019

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Daily Reading for July 2, 2019 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Daily Reading for July 2, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading Questions for Reflection for July 2, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading for July 2, 2019 - QUIZ
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    Daily Reading for July 1, 2019

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Daily Reading for July 1, 2019 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Daily Reading for July 1, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading Questions for Reflection for July 1, 2019 - VIDEO
    • Daily Reading for July 1, 2019 - 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