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RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults)

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Adult Faith Formation Package

This Adult-Level Comprehensive Catholic Course teaches the doctrines of the Faith using six main bodies of knowledge. Whether you are studying for RCIA or are a life-long Catholic intent on (re)learning the Deposit of Faith, this is our highly recommended item offered at an...
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Adult Faith Formation Package Level II

Building upon the materials in the Adult Faith Formation Package, the Adult Faith Formation Level II Program is designed to take students to the next level in Faith Formation. This course includes all of our elective courses for adult Faith formation offered at a discounted...

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Young Adult RCIA

This package includes: the 5th, 6th, 8th, and 9th Grade Courses. These lessons correspond to the materials in the Adult/RCIA Program but are written in a manner easier to understand. This course is meant for young adults who need to study for their Sacraments and for entry...

Individual Adult Course Offerings

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Introduction to Religion

This course examines the most important aspect of our lives – our religious faith. We discuss basic issues – why we need religion, the existence of God and why relativism is wrong. After looking at various religions, the student learns why the Catholic Church is the one tr...

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The Old Testaments

In this series of lessons we will focus on the major events, persons, and books comprising the Old Testament. We will learn about Noah, Abraham, Saul, Solomon, Judges, Ruth, Esther, the prophets, and many others. Through this process, we will see how many things in the Old ...

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The Life of Christ and the Gospels

Throughout this series of lessons we will examine the Life of Our Lord Jesus Christ and the truths of the New Testament. Using the Catechisms of the Church, the "Life of Christ" by Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen, and the teachings of the Church Fathers and Supreme Pontiffs, we w...

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The Sacraments

Throughout the ten lessons comprising this series we will examine each of the sacraments individually as well as the topics of matter/form, sacramental/actual grace, and the Sacraments of Initiation. Grace is given us by God chiefly through the sacraments. As such, we will...

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Creed

We examine each of the parts of the Creed in this 12 lesson long course. The Apostles' Creed is a series of twelve truths about God, the Trinity, and the Catholic Church that He founded. Using the Apostle's Creed as our guide, we will thoroughly understand the teachings of...

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Ten Commandments

In this series we include one lesson on each of the Ten Commandments. Scripture, the Catechisms, and the words of Canon Francis Ripley in "This is the Faith" comprise this course's reading material. Since the Ten Commandments represent God’s law for all men, they are possib...

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The Holy Mass

Throughout this series of lessons we will examine the Theology of the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass. The Mass is the Re-Presentation of Jesus Christ on the Cross. The Mass is the Sacrifice of the New Law in which Christ, through the ministry of the priest, offers Himself to G...

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Mariology

Do you know how to explain the Church's teachings about Mary? When someone challenges you about "worshipping" her, do you know what to say? Do you know how to recognize an authentic apparition of our Blessed Mother from something that has been fabricated? These and more ques...

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Precepts of the Church

Catholics are bound to observe the laws of the Church, in addition to the Ten Commandments. Many of these additional laws have been long established and observed by the Faithful for centuries. All together, the Deposit of Faith, that which a Catholic must believe in order ...

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Prayer

These lessons include the writings of saints and Doctors of the Church, Scripture, Catechism instruction and history. They include inspiring artwork and activities that will help uncover that treasure that is hidden in prayer. Not only does this investigation seek to help im...

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Moral Life

How does God really want us to live our lives? What is true happiness? The playbook to live on earth is detailed by God in the Bible and church documents. When the points are stacked against us, will we continue to use the playbook to win the game? This introduction to moral...

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Eschatology

Eschatology is the study of the end of life, the end of time, and the Final Coming of Christ. In Eschatology, Christian Theology focuses primarily on the “Four Last Things” that comprise its study. They are Death, Judgment, Heaven, and Hell. In addition to these areas, we...

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Councils of the Catholic Church

When you think of the Councils of the Church, you probably imagine a group of Cardinals and Bishops quietly discussing obtuse theological doctrines which have no practical implications. Perhaps a loud cough is heard once in a while but, on the whole, it is a staid affair. ...

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Marriage Preparation Program

Marriage in the Heart and the Mind of the Church is a series of reflections on the Sacrament of Holy Matrimony using the Church’s Liturgy and the wisdom of theologians and saints as a guide. Intended for couples preparing to receive the Sacrament, this guide prepares the cou...
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Abortion & Contraception

CatechismClass.com has prepared two short courses dealing with these complementary issues. We assume that the vast majority of our members are already committed to the Catholic teaching on these two issues. These two separate short courses are designed to give the committed Catholic the power packed facts to de...

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Adult Liturgical Year Lessons

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The Catholic Liturgical Year

In this comprehensive package, you will study and live the Theology & Devotions of the Feasts and Fasts of the Catholic Liturgical Year. Buy this package now and receive all future lessons for this package at absolutely no charge....

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Advent Season

In these series of lessons we spiritually journey through Advent in prayer. You will learn about the History of Advent, devotions throughout Advent, and keep vigil throughout this period as we journey closer to the Birth of the God-Man....

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Christmas Season

In this series of lessons, we will study and meditate on the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, His Epiphany, and His Baptism by John. We will study the feasts of each day of the Christmas Octave. Using the Scriptures, Catechism, and Mass readings, we will seek closer union...

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Septuagesima / Lent / Passiontide Season

In these series of lessons we spiritually journey through the penitential time of Lent in prayer. We will use the Holy Liturgy and the Mass readings to journey with our Lord, meditating on His Passion and Death, and mortifying ourselves....

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Easter Season

Our Lord Jesus Christ is resurrected! Alleluia! In this series of lessons, we focus on the Mass readings and Catechism passages that relate to our Lord Jesus Christ' conquest of death. ...

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Season after Pentecost

In this series of lessons, we focus on the Mass readings, related Catechism Passages, and teachings of the Church to help us live out our Faith during this Season of Time after Pentecost....

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Saints

Since we are surrounded by a great cloud of witnesses in Heaven, let us seek to study the lives of the Saints and imitate their example. In this series, we study a number of great saints whose lives bear testimony to our Lord Jesus Christ. ...

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Sacramental Preparation Courses

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Baptism Preparation Program

In this short course we are going to learn about the necessity for, the scriptures relating to, the history of, and the Rite for the Sacrament of Baptism. This course is ideal for those who are studying to prepare for their child's Baptism, or to be Godparents. Upon success...
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Capstone First Confession Preparation Lesson

This lesson is meant to serve as a First Confession Preparation Program. To those who meet the requirements as outlined in the "Course Calculator" on our website, this program can earn a Certificate in First Confession Preparation....
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Capstone First Communion Preparation Lesson

This lesson is meant to serve as a First Communion Preparation Program. After the lesson there is a 15 question quiz. To those who meet the requirements as outlined in the "Course Calculator" on our website, this program can earn a Certificate in First Holy Communion Prepa...
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Capstone Confirmation Preparation Lesson

What do I need to know in order to be confirmed in the Catholic Church? How can I best prepare myself to fully understand and appreciate the dynamics occurring in, with, and through this Sacrament of Initiation? The CatechismClass.com Confirmation Preparation Lesson will p...
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Marriage Preparation Program

Marriage in the Heart and the Mind of the Church is a series of reflections on the Sacrament of Holy Matrimony using the Church’s Liturgy and the wisdom of theologians and saints as a guide. Intended for couples preparing to receive the Sacrament, this guide prepares the cou...
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Sacramental Preparation

CatechismClass.com offers four online Sacramental Preparation Courses: First Confession (or First Penance), First Communion (or First Eucharist), Baptism Preparation Program, and Confirmation. This is our complete 360 Degree Sacramental Preparation Program. Enroll in this...

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Home School Course Offerings

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Homeschool Level I - Grades 1 - 4

Homeschoolers may purchase this package of programs containing grades 1 - 4. This package can be used by a single user and will never expire. Buy grades 1 - 4 together in this package and save over 20%! This offer is available for homeschooling families and is not availabl...

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Homeschool Level II - Grades 5 - 8

Homeschoolers may purchase this package of programs containing grades 5 - 8. This package can be used by a single user and will never expire. Buy grades 5 - 8 together in this package and save over 20%! This offer is available for homeschooling families and is not availabl...

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Homeschool Level III - Grades 9 - 12

Homeschoolers may purchase this package of programs containing grades 9 - 12. This package can be used by a single user and will never expire. Buy grades 9 - 12 together in this package and save over 20%! This offer is available for homeschooling families and is not availa...

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High School Course Offerings

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9th Grade 1st Semester Program - The Revelation of Jesus Christ in Scripture

The purpose of this course is to give students a general knowledge and appreciation of the Sacred Scriptures.Through their study of the Bible, they will come to encounter the living Word of God, Jesus Christ.In the course, they will learn about the Bible....

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9th Grade 2nd Semester Program - Who is Jesus Christ

The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the mystery of Jesus Christ, the living Word of God, the Second Person of the Blessed Trinity. In this course students will understand that Jesus Christ is the ultimate Revelation to us from God....

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10th Grade 1st Semester Program - The Mission of Jesus Christ

The purpose of this course is to help students understand all that God has done for us through his Son, Jesus Christ. Through this course of study, students will learn that for all eternity, God has planned for us to share eternal happiness with Him....

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10th Grade 2nd Semester Program - Jesus Christ’s Mission Continues in the Church

The purpose of this course is to help the students understand that in and through the Church they encounter the living Jesus Christ. They will be introduced to the fact that the Church was founded by Christ through the Apostles and is sustained by Him....

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11th Grade 1st Semester Program - Seize the Hope

The first semester of this 11th grade curriculum includes lessons on Biblical history up to the Transfiguration. The focus is on strengthening the students’ understanding of our faith foundations so they are prepared to take up their roles as Knights and Ladies in the Kingdo...

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11th Grade 2nd Semester Program - Go Forth to Love and Serve

Our 11th grade curriculum will prepare each young person to be a light for the world which is increasingly shrouded in the darkness of moral decay. These lessons follow the great mysteries of faith, from the creation of the world to the Ascension of Jesus into Heaven; yet th...

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12th Grade 1st Semester Program - The Journey of a Lifetime

While other young people are planning careers that will rake in the big bucks, we who are Catholic, are called to a different path. We are called to speak the truth, even when the world loves lies. We are called to follow Christ, even when the world will mock us for it. In t...

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12th Grade 2nd Semester Program - The Journey Continues

In this second semester we will look at the reassuring and stable structure of our Church, as well as the Church’s teachings on how we should relate to secular society. These 12th grade lessons will ground students in the truth of Sacred Tradition and the richness of our fa...

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Children's Course Offerings

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1st Grade Program

Our First Grade Program offers 26 lessons: 12 lessons on the Creed and 10 on the Ten Commandments and 4 additional lessons on the Faith....

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2nd Grade Program

Our Second Grade Program offers 25 lessons: 15 lessons are directly on the Sacraments and the remaining are on related topics (Mass, Rosary, Breviary, etc). Please also consider purchasing the First Communion Preparation Program!...

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3rd Grade Program

Our Third Grade Program offers 29 lessons: 9 lessons on the Old Testament and 20 lessons on the New Testament and Life of Christ....

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4th Grade Program

Our Fourth Grade Program offers 26 lessons: 12 lessons on the Creed and 10 on the Ten Commandments and 4 additional lessons on the Faith....

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5th Grade Program

Our Fifth Grade Program offers 27 lessons: 15 lessons are directly on the Sacraments and the remaining are on related topics (Mass, Rosary, Breviary, Canonizations, Papal Infallibility, and much more)...

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6th Grade Program

Our Sixth Grade Program offers 29 lessons: 9 lessons on the Old Testament and 20 lessons on the New Testament and Life of Christ....

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7th Grade Program

Our 7th Grade Program offers 21 lessons on issues directly related to Christian morality. Through this course students will study an overview of Morality, the history of Christian Morality, the role of the conscience, the meaning of the Beatitudes, the wisdom of Thomas a K...

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8th Grade Program

Our Eighth Grade Program offers 26 lessons: 12 lessons on the Creed and 10 on the Ten Commandments and 4 additional lessons on the Faith. Our 8th Grade Curriculum places a special emphasis on preparing our students for post-Confirmation life. With a special "Spotlight on a...

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Other Resources

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Catholic Book Summaries

Catholic Book Summaries presents 54 summaries of Catholic books in a concise, clear, and complete manner. With so many books for Catholics to read and understand, Catholic Book Summaries is an attempt to synthesize some of the most well known traditional and contemporary cl...

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Complete Set of Talks of Bishop Robert Vasa on "The Soul of the Apostolate" by Fr. JeanandBaptiste Chautard

This series contains the entire set of 16 audio sermons of His Excellency, Bishop Vasa. All the lessons have a focus on Bishop Vasa teaching and preaching using "The Soul of the Apostolate" by Fr. Jean-Baptiste Chautard. ...

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Holy Rosary CD

Purchase this to receive a CD of the Holy Rosary sent to your home...
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Stations of the Cross CD

Purchase this to receive a CD of the Stations of the Cross (along with beautiful hymns) sent to your home...
       
       
       

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