Objective: This course explores the surprising, Christian origins of the Easter Bunny. How did the rabbit become associated with Easter? Learn the answer in this fun course! 

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Course curriculum

  • 01

    Easter and the Easter Bunny

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Easter and the Easter Bunny - STUDY GUIDE
    • Easter and the Easter Bunny - VIDEO
    • Easter and the Easter Bunny - QUIZ

Instructor(s)

Instructor Bio:

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.

Marshall Connolly

Director of Education

Marshall Connolly