Objective: Come walk with us down the Via Dolorosa (Way of Sorrow) as we commemorate Jesus' final day on Earth as a man. 

The Stations of the Cross are a 14-step Catholic devotion to Christ's ultimate sacrifice for our sins. This course offers a 'Certificate of Completion'. 

This course will teach the Stations of the Cross, explaining what happened at each station and why it is important. Enroll now to begin your pilgrimage with Christ. 

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

There are 15 Mobile-friendly video lessons in this class. Video completion requirement - 100%.

Catholic Online School's Certificate programs provide students with specific skills and prepares them with the knowledge they need. Once a certificate has been obtained, students may be ready to progress in their careers or they may have reached an important academic milestone. The 'Certificate of Completion' indicates that specific skills have been developed and specialized training has been received.

You’re joining our global classroom. Thousands of students from all over the world, each with their own unique story, learn at their own pace on Catholic Online School every single day.

Free Resources and tools for students, parents, and teachers. We’re working hard to ensure that Catholic Online School empowers teachers of all kinds to better understand what their children or students are up to and how best to help them. 

What others have been saying about this course:

Carlee Strish

“Very good class. Related to both children and adults.”

“Very good class. Related to both children and adults.”

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Maggs Govender

“By doing the Stations of the Cross we understand the sacrifice of our Lord Jesus Christ. His love for us and the patience for His accusers... His forgiveness, He is God Almighty, and yet He took our sins upon Him Self.... What a Mighty God we serv...”

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“By doing the Stations of the Cross we understand the sacrifice of our Lord Jesus Christ. His love for us and the patience for His accusers... His forgiveness, He is God Almighty, and yet He took our sins upon Him Self.... What a Mighty God we serve. ”

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Achugwo Rosemary

“Exclaiming the faith of the catholic church and helping Catholics to understand and benefit from our faith. Above all live the faith defend it and wins souls for Christ ”

“Exclaiming the faith of the catholic church and helping Catholics to understand and benefit from our faith. Above all live the faith defend it and wins souls for Christ ”

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Course curriculum

  • 01

    Stations of the Cross - Introduction

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Introduction - STUDENT LESSON / STUDY GUIDE
    • Introduction - VIDEO
    • Introduction - QUIZ
  • 02

    The First Station - Jesus is Condemned to Death

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • The First Station - Jesus is Condemned to Death - STUDY GUIDE
    • The First Station - Jesus is Condemned to Death - VIDEO
    • The First Station - Jesus is Condemned to Death - QUIZ
  • 03

    The Second Station - Jesus Carries His Cross

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • The Second Station - Jesus Carries His Cross - STUDY GUIDE
    • The Second Station - Jesus Carries His Cross - VIDEO
    • The Second Station - Jesus Carries His Cross - QUIZ
  • 04

    The Third Station - Jesus Falls the First Time

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • The Third Station - Jesus Falls the First Time - STUDY GUIDE
    • The Third Station - Jesus Falls the First Time - VIDEO
    • The Third Station - Jesus Falls the First Time - QUIZ
  • 05

    The Fourth Station - Jesus Meets His Mother

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • The Fourth Station - Jesus Meets His Mother - STUDY GUIDE
    • The Fourth Station - Jesus Meets His Mother - VIDEO
    • The Fourth Station - Jesus Meets His Mother - QUIZ
  • 06

    The Fifth Station - Simon of Cyrene Helps Jesus to Carry His Cross

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • The Fifth Station - Simon of Cyrene Helps Jesus to Carry His Cross - STUDY GUIDE
    • The Fifth Station - Simon of Cyrene Helps Jesus to Carry His Cross - VIDEO
    • The Fifth Station - Simon of Cyrene Helps Jesus to Carry His Cross - QUIZ
  • 07

    The Sixth Station - Veronica Wipes the Face of Jesus

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • The Sixth Station - Veronica Wipes the Face of Jesus - STUDY GUIDE
    • The Sixth Station - Veronica Wipes the Face of Jesus - VIDEO
    • The Sixth Station - Veronica Wipes the Face of Jesus - QUIZ
  • 08

    The Seventh Station - Jesus Falls the Second Time

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • The Seventh Station - Jesus Falls the Second Time - STUDY GUIDE
    • The Seventh Station - Jesus Falls the Second Time - VIDEO
    • The Seventh Station - Jesus Falls the Second Time - QUIZ
  • 09

    The Eighth Station - Jesus Meets the Women of Jerusalem

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • The Eighth Station - Jesus Meets the Women of Jerusalem - STUDY GUIDE
    • The Eighth Station - Jesus Meets the Women of Jerusalem - VIDEO
    • The Eighth Station - Jesus Meets the Women of Jerusalem - QUIZ
  • 10

    The Ninth Station - Jesus Falls a Third Time

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • The Ninth Station - Jesus Falls a Third Time - STUDY GUIDE
    • The Ninth Station - Jesus Falls a Third Time - VIDEO
    • The Ninth Station - Jesus Falls a Third Time - QUIZ
  • 11

    The Tenth Station - Jesus' Clothes are Taken Away

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • The Tenth Station - Jesus' Clothes are Taken Away - STUDY GUIDE
    • The Tenth Station - Jesus' Clothes are Taken Away - VIDEO
    • The Tenth Station - Jesus' Clothes are Taken Away - QUIZ
  • 12

    The Eleventh Station - Jesus is Nailed to the Cross

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • The Eleventh Station - Jesus is Nailed to the Cross - STUDY GUIDE
    • The Eleventh Station - Jesus is Nailed to the Cross - VIDEO
    • The Eleventh Station - Jesus is Nailed to the Cross - QUIZ
  • 13

    The Twelfth Station - Jesus Dies on the Cross

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • The Twelfth Station - Jesus Dies on the Cross - STUDY GUIDE
    • The Twelfth Station - Jesus Dies on the Cross - VIDEO
    • The Twelfth Station - Jesus Dies on the Cross - QUIZ
  • 14

    The Thirteenth Station - The Body of Jesus is Taken Down from the Cross

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • The Thirteenth Station - The Body of Jesus is Taken Down from the Cross - STUDY GUIDE
    • The Thirteenth Station - The Body of Jesus is Taken Down from the Cross - VIDEO
    • The Thirteenth Station - The Body of Jesus is Taken Down from the Cross - QUIZ
  • 15

    The Fourteenth Station - Jesus is Laid in the Tomb

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • The Fourteenth Station - Jesus is Laid in the Tomb - STUDY GUIDE
    • The Fourteenth Station - Jesus is Laid in the Tomb - VIDEO
    • The Fourteenth Station - Jesus is Laid in the Tomb - 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