Objective: Students will learn how the Holy Spirit, the promises of Christ, the organization and structure of the Church, serve to protect and build the Catholic Church. 

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Course curriculum

  • 01

    Religious Ed - Grade 8 - The Church is Established - Lesson 1 - The Church has a Birthday

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Religious Ed - Grade 8 - The Church is Established - Lesson 1 - The Church has a Birthday - STUDY GUIDE
    • Religious Ed - Grade 8 - The Church is Established - Lesson 1 - The Church has a Birthday - VIDEO
    • Religious Ed - Grade 8 - The Church is Established - Lesson 1 - The Church has a Birthday - QUIZ
  • 02

    Religious Ed - Grade 8 - The Church is Established - Lesson 2 - The Church is Foretold

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Religious Ed - Grade 8 - The Church is Established - Lesson 2 - The Church is Foretold - STUDY GUIDE
    • Religious Ed - Grade 8 - The Church is Established - Lesson 2 - The Church is Foretold - VIDEO
    • Religious Ed - Grade 8 - The Church is Established - Lesson 2 - The Church is Foretold - QUIZ
  • 03

    Religious Ed - Grade 8 - The Church is Established - Lesson 3 - Jesus Builds the Church

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    • Religious Ed - Grade 8 - The Church is Established - Lesson 3 - Jesus Builds the Church - STUDY GUIDE
    • Religious Ed - Grade 8 - The Church is Established - Lesson 3 - Jesus Builds the Church - VIDEO
    • Religious Ed - Grade 8 - The Church is Established - Lesson 3 - Jesus Builds the Church - QUIZ
  • 04

    Religious Ed - Grade 8 - The Church is Established - Lesson 4 - The Mission of the Church

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    • Religious Ed - Grade 8 - The Church is Established - Lesson 4 - The Mission of the Church - STUDY GUIDE
    • Religious Ed - Grade 8 - The Church is Established - Lesson 4 - The Mission of the Church - VIDEO
    • Religious Ed - Grade 8 - The Church is Established - Lesson 4 - The Mission of the Church - 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