Objective: In this course, students will learn about novenas, and pray the Novena to the Holy Spirit for a New Pentecost for the Church. Students will also learn about the Holy Spirit, the spiritual power and gifts for the Church, and why we need a new Pentecost for the Church and a new Missionary Age of Christianity. 

Students can also explore more resources on Catholic Online (catholic.org), the World's Catholic Library.  There are 10 lessons in this beautiful course.

This course is ideal for families, classrooms, study/prayer groups, and individuals.

Your complete course includes an introduction to novenas which explains the history and importance of this cherished prayer tradition.

Each mobile-friendly video lesson contains a complete devotion, a study guide, and a short quiz to test your understanding.

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Course curriculum

  • 01

    Introduction to the Novena to the Holy Spirit for a New Pentecost for the Church

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    • Introduction to Novenas
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Introduction to the Novena to the Holy Spirit for a New Pentecost for the Church - STUDY GUIDE
    • Introduction to Novenas - VIDEO
    • Introduction to the Novena to the Holy Spirit for a New Pentecost for the Church - VIDEO
    • Introduction to the Novena to the Holy Spirit for a New Pentecost for the Church - QUIZ
  • 02

    Novena to the Holy Spirit for a New Pentecost for the Church - Day 1

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Novena to the Holy Spirit for a New Pentecost for the Church - Day 1 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Novena to the Holy Spirit for a New Pentecost for the Church - Day 1 - VIDEO
    • Novena to the Holy Spirit for a New Pentecost for the Church - Day 1 - QUIZ
  • 03

    Novena to the Holy Spirit for a New Pentecost for the Church - Day 2

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Novena to the Holy Spirit for a New Pentecost for the Church - Day 2 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Novena to the Holy Spirit for a New Pentecost for the Church - Day 2 - VIDEO
    • Novena to the Holy Spirit for a New Pentecost for the Church - Day 2 - QUIZ
  • 04

    Novena to the Holy Spirit for a New Pentecost for the Church - Day 3

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Novena to the Holy Spirit for a New Pentecost for the Church - Day 3 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Novena to the Holy Spirit for a New Pentecost for the Church - Day 3 - VIDEO
    • Novena to the Holy Spirit for a New Pentecost for the Church - Day 3 - QUIZ
  • 05

    Novena to the Holy Spirit for a New Pentecost for the Church - Day 4

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Novena to the Holy Spirit for a New Pentecost for the Church - Day 4 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Novena to the Holy Spirit for a New Pentecost for the Church - Day 4 - VIDEO
    • Novena to the Holy Spirit for a New Pentecost for the Church - Day 4 - QUIZ
  • 06

    Novena to the Holy Spirit for a New Pentecost for the Church - Day 5

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Novena to the Holy Spirit for a New Pentecost for the Church - Day 5 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Novena to the Holy Spirit for a New Pentecost for the Church - Day 5 - VIDEO
    • Novena to the Holy Spirit for a New Pentecost for the Church - Day 5 - QUIZ
  • 07

    Novena to the Holy Spirit for a New Pentecost for the Church - Day 6

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Novena to the Holy Spirit for a New Pentecost for the Church - Day 6 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Novena to the Holy Spirit for a New Pentecost for the Church - Day 6 - VIDEO
    • Novena to the Holy Spirit for a New Pentecost for the Church - Day 6 - QUIZ
  • 08

    Novena to the Holy Spirit for a New Pentecost for the Church - Day 7

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Novena to the Holy Spirit for a New Pentecost for the Church - Day 7 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Novena to the Holy Spirit for a New Pentecost for the Church - Day 7 - VIDEO
    • Novena to the Holy Spirit for a New Pentecost for the Church - Day 7 - QUIZ
  • 09

    Novena to the Holy Spirit for a New Pentecost for the Church - Day 8

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Novena to the Holy Spirit for a New Pentecost for the Church - Day 8 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Novena to the Holy Spirit for a New Pentecost for the Church - Day 8 - VIDEO
    • Novena to the Holy Spirit for a New Pentecost for the Church - Day 8 - QUIZ
  • 10

    Novena to the Holy Spirit for a New Pentecost for the Church - Day 9

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Novena to the Holy Spirit for a New Pentecost for the Church - Day 9 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Novena to the Holy Spirit for a New Pentecost for the Church - Day 9 - VIDEO
    • Novena to the Holy Spirit for a New Pentecost for the Church - 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