Objective: In this course, Middle School Students will learn about Saint Michael, St. Francis, St. Patrick, St. Christopher, and St. Valentine. 

Each lesson includes a study guide, video, script, assessment and answer key as well as a virtual library of supplemental resources.

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What others have been saying about this course:

Eugene Struzik

“I really enjoyed the class on the Saints 1-5. The videos are well done and I learned a lot from them, such as that Saint Christopher does not have a feast day. It was a very good lesson. I am thankful to Catholic Online School for providing thi...”

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“I really enjoyed the class on the Saints 1-5. The videos are well done and I learned a lot from them, such as that Saint Christopher does not have a feast day. It was a very good lesson. I am thankful to Catholic Online School for providing this lesson for free. ”

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Isabella Baeten

“Great class, I learned a lot about saints I thought I knew really well. ”

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christine sabile

“Excellent overview of saints.”

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Course curriculum

  • 01

    St. Michael the Archangel

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Religious Education - Middle School - Catechism - Saints - Lesson 1 - St. Michael the Archangel - STUDY GUIDE
    • Religious Education - Middle School - Catechism - Saints - Lesson 1 - St. Michael the Archangel - VIDEO
    • Religious Education - Middle School - Catechism - Saints - Lesson 1 - St. Michael the Archangel - QUIZ
  • 02

    St. Francis of Assisi

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Religious Education - Middle School - Catechism - Saints - Lesson 2 - St. Francis of Assisi - STUDY GUIDE
    • Religious Education - Middle School - Catechism - Saints - Lesson 2 - St. Francis of Assisi - VIDEO
    • Religious Education - Middle School - Catechism - Saints - Lesson 2 - St. Francis of Assisi - Quiz
  • 03

    St. Patrick

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Religious Education - Middle School - Catechism - Saints - Lesson 3 - St. Patrick - STUDY GUIDE
    • Religious Education - Middle School - Catechism - Saints - Lesson 3 - St. Patrick - VIDEO
    • Religious Education - Middle School - Catechism - Saints - Lesson 3 - St. Patrick - QUIZ
  • 04

    St. Christopher

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Religious Education - Middle School - Catechism - Saints - Lesson 4 - St. Christopher - STUDY GUIDE
    • Religious Education - Middle School - Catechism - Saints - Lesson 4 - St. Christopher - VIDEO
    • Religious Education - Middle School - Catechism - Saints - Lesson 4 - St. Christopher - QUIZ
  • 05

    St. Valentine

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Religious Education - Middle School - Catechism - Saints - Lesson 5 - St. Valentine - STUDY GUIDE
    • Religious Education - Middle School - Catechism - Saints - Lesson 5 - St. Valentine - VIDEO
    • Religious Education - Middle School - Catechism - Saints - Lesson 5 - St. Valentine - 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