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 Presence of Christ - Lesson 1 - Christ is With Us

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Religious Ed - Grade 8 - The Presence of Christ - Lesson 1 - Christ is With Us - STUDY GUIDE
    • Religious Ed - Grade 8 - The Presence of Christ - Lesson 1 - Christ is With Us - VIDEO
    • Religious Ed - Grade 8 - The Presence of Christ - Lesson 1 - Christ is With Us - QUIZ
  • 02

    Religious Ed - Grade 8 - The Presence of Christ - Lesson 2 - Christ in Our Church

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Religious Ed - Grade 8 - The Presence of Christ - Lesson 2 - Christ in Our Church - STUDY GUIDE
    • Religious Ed - Grade 8 - The Presence of Christ - Lesson 2 - Christ in Our Church - VIDEO
    • Religious Ed - Grade 8 - The Presence of Christ - Lesson 2 - Christ in Our Church - QUIZ
  • 03

    Religious Ed - Grade 8 - The Presence of Christ - Lesson 3 - The Structure of Our Church

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Religious Ed - Grade 8 - The Presence of Christ - Lesson 3 - The Structure of Our Church - STUDY GUIDE
    • Religious Ed - Grade 8 - The Presence of Christ - Lesson 3 - The Structure of Our Church - VIDEO
    • Religious Ed - Grade 8 - The Presence of Christ - Lesson 3 - The Structure of Our Church - QUIZ
  • 04

    Religious Ed - Grade 8 - The Presence of Christ - Lesson 4 - Christ Protects His Church

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Religious Ed - Grade 8 - The Presence of Christ - Lesson 4 - Christ Protects His Church - STUDY GUIDE
    • Religious Ed - Grade 8 - The Presence of Christ - Lesson 4 - Christ Protects His Church - VIDEO
    • Religious Ed - Grade 8 - The Presence of Christ - Lesson 4 - Christ Protects His 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