Objective: In this course, students will learn about St. Dymphna, the 7th-century Irish saint who was forced to run away from her mad father. 

Once across the sea, Dymphna started to help people, but her father was not going to give up finding her. 

Learn what happened next, and why this brave, young saint is remembered to this very day. 

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Course curriculum

  • 01

    Religious Education - Catechism - St. Dymphna

    • Introduction

    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers

    • Religious Education - Catechism - St. Dymphna - LESSON PLAN / STUDY GUIDE

    • Religious Education - Catechism - St. Dymphna - VIDEO

    • Religious Education - Catechism - St. Dymphna - QUIZ

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Instructor Bio:

Professor 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.

Professor Marshall Connolly

Director of Education