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 Fournier has been ordained as a Deacon for twenty four years. He and his wife have been married for 44 years. Together they raised five children and have seven grandchildren.

Deacon Fournier holds his Bachelors Degree (BA) in Theology and Philosophy from the Franciscan University of Steubenville. He holds his Juris Doctor in Law (JD) from the University of Pittsburgh Law School. He holds His Masters Degree in Sacred Theology (MTS) from the John Paul II Institute of the Lateran University. He holds His Masters in Philosophy (M.Phil.) in Moral Theology from the Catholic University of America. He is currently working toward completion of a Doctorate in Moral Theology by completing his dissertation.

Deacon Fournier is serving the Diocese of Tyler, Texas, under Bishop Joseph Strickland. He serves at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception and works with the Bishop. He is the General Legal Counsel for the Diocese of Tyler. He is also the Director of Deacon Formation for the Diocese of Tyler. Finally, He is the Dean of Catholic identity for the Bishop Gorman Catholic School in the Diocese of Tyler.

Deacon Keith Fournier is the Dean and Chaplain of Catholic Online School.

Deacon Keith Fournier

Dean of Students

Deacon Keith Fournier