Objective: In this course, students will learn about the life and struggles of St. Thomas Aquinas, a Doctor of the Church. 

When St. Thomas was young, he shared his desire to join the Dominicans with his family, who resorted to kidnapping and vice to change his mind. And what did his teacher, St. Albert the Great, say about Thomas when everyone called him a 'dumb ox?'

Enroll now to learn more about the life of this brilliant saint and doctor of the Church. 

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“I only know what St. Thomas' achievements. But knowing his life and struggle during his college times will be a great to learn more from what God has done in his life. His life is a reflection of what students are experiencing today. Persecuted, b...”

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“I only know what St. Thomas' achievements. But knowing his life and struggle during his college times will be a great to learn more from what God has done in his life. His life is a reflection of what students are experiencing today. Persecuted, being fooled or bullied but his faith contributed so much to develop Catholic Christian teachings.”

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Course curriculum

  • 01

    Religious Education - Middle School - Catechism - St. Thomas Aquinas - Lesson 1

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

    Religious Education - Middle School - Catechism - St. Thomas Aquinas - Lesson 2

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Religious Education - Middle School - Catechism - St. Thomas Aquinas - Lesson 2 - STUDY GUIDE
    • Religious Education - Middle School - Catechism - St. Thomas Aquinas - Lesson 2 - VIDEO
    • Religious Education - Middle School - Catechism - St. Thomas Aquinas - Lesson 2 - QUIZ

Instructor(s)

Instructor Bio:

Marissa Romero is a dedicated writer and editor for Catholic Online where she has worked for many years. She is a graduate of the California State University system and has earned a bachelor's degree in Communications. She is committed to her mission of promoting excellence in Catholic Education.

Marissa Romero

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Marissa Romero