Objective: Students will learn about St. Martin de Porres, who was legally excluded from becoming a Dominican because of his race. Students will hear his inspiring story, and how St. Martin overcame discrimination to become one of the first saints of the Americas. 

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What others have been saying about this course:

Martina Morrissey

“Great information. Learned a lot. One of my favorite saints. Recommend the class.”

“Great information. Learned a lot. One of my favorite saints. Recommend the class.”

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Janice Barrett

“Excellent - very much enjoyed it :) ”

“Excellent - very much enjoyed it :) ”

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Corey Matlak

“Very good class. Love this saint.”

“Very good class. Love this saint.”

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Course curriculum

  • 01

    Religious Education - High School - Catechism - St. Martin de Porres - Lesson 1

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Religious Education - High School - Catechism - St. Martin de Porres - Lesson 1 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Religious Education - High School - Catechism - St. Martin de Porres - Lesson 1 - VIDEO
    • Religious Education - High School - Catechism - St. Martin de Porres - Lesson 1 - QUIZ
  • 02

    Religious Education - High School - Catechism - St. Martin de Porres - Lesson 2

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Religious Education - High School - Catechism - St. Martin de Porres - Lesson 2 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Religious Education - High School - Catechism - St. Martin de Porres - Lesson 2 - VIDEO
    • Religious Education - High School - Catechism - St. Martin de Porres - Lesson 2 - 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