Objective: Work is an important part of who we are as Christians. The Novena for Workers, the Unemployed and Underemployed, is a nine-part Christian devotion that asks the intercession of St. Joseph in the lives of all who work, and who are seeking work. 

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Course curriculum

  • 01

    Novena for Workers, the Unemployed and Underemployed

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    • Introduction to Novenas
    • Introduction to Novenas - VIDEO
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Introduction to Novenas - STUDY GUIDE
    • Introduction to the Novena for Workers, the Unemployed and Underemployed - VIDEO
    • Introduction to Novenas - QUIZ
  • 02

    Novena for Workers, the Unemployed and Underemployed - Day 1

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Novena for Workers, the Unemployed and Underemployed - Day 1 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Novena for Workers, the Unemployed and Underemployed - Day 1 - VIDEO
    • Novena for Workers, the Unemployed and Underemployed - Day 1 - QUIZ
  • 03

    Novena for Workers, the Unemployed and Underemployed - Day 2

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Novena for Workers, the Unemployed and Underemployed - Day 2 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Novena for Workers, the Unemployed and Underemployed - Day 2 - VIDEO
    • Novena for Workers, the Unemployed and Underemployed - Day 2 - QUIZ
  • 04

    Novena for Workers, the Unemployed and Underemployed - Day 3

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Novena for Workers, the Unemployed and Underemployed - Day 3 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Novena for Workers, the Unemployed and Underemployed - Day 3 - VIDEO
    • Novena for Workers, the Unemployed and Underemployed - Day 3 - QUIZ
  • 05

    Novena for Workers, the Unemployed and Underemployed - Day 4

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Novena for Workers, the Unemployed and Underemployed - Day 4 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Novena for Workers, the Unemployed and Underemployed - Day 4 - VIDEO
    • Novena for Workers, the Unemployed and Underemployed - Day 4 - QUIZ
  • 06

    Novena for Workers, the Unemployed and Underemployed - Day 5

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Novena for Workers, the Unemployed and Underemployed - Day 5 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Novena for Workers, the Unemployed and Underemployed - Day 5 - VIDEO
    • Novena for Workers, the Unemployed and Underemployed - Day 5 - QUIZ
  • 07

    Novena for Workers, the Unemployed and Underemployed - Day 6

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Novena for Workers, the Unemployed and Underemployed - Day 6 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Novena for Workers, the Unemployed and Underemployed - Day 6 - VIDEO
    • Novena for Workers, the Unemployed and Underemployed - Day 6 - QUIZ
  • 08

    Novena for Workers, the Unemployed and Underemployed - Day 7

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Novena for Workers, the Unemployed and Underemployed - Day 7 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Novena for Workers, the Unemployed and Underemployed - Day 7 - VIDEO
    • Novena for Workers, the Unemployed and Underemployed - Day 7 - QUIZ
  • 09

    Novena for Workers, the Unemployed and Underemployed - Day 8

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Novena for Workers, the Unemployed and Underemployed - Day 8 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Novena for Workers, the Unemployed and Underemployed - Day 8 - VIDEO
    • Novena for Workers, the Unemployed and Underemployed - Day 8 - QUIZ
  • 10

    Novena for Workers, the Unemployed and Underemployed - Day 9

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Novena for Workers, the Unemployed and Underemployed - Day 9 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Novena for Workers, the Unemployed and Underemployed - Day 9 - VIDEO
    • Novena for Workers, the Unemployed and Underemployed - Day 9 - QUIZ

Instructor(s)

Instructor Bio:

Deacon Keith A. Fournier is the Dean of Catholic Online School and Chaplain of Your Catholic Voice Foundation. He currently serves the Diocese of Tyler, Texas, under Bishop Strickland, as General Legal Counsel, Director of Deacon Formation and Dean of Catholic Identity at the Bishop Gorman Catholic School. He and his wife Laurine have five grown children and seven grandchildren, He is also a human rights lawyer and public policy advocate who served as the first and founding Executive Director of the American Center for Law and Justice in the nineteen nineties. He holds his undergraduate (B.A.) and two Masters Degrees in Sacred Theology (M.T.S and M.Phil.) and is pursuing a Th.D. in Moral Theology.

Deacon Keith Fournier

Dean of Students

Deacon Keith Fournier