Objective: In the Sacrament of Confirmation, the baptized person is "sealed with the gift of the Holy Spirit" and is strengthened for service to the Body of Christ. This exciting course helps prepare the catechumen for the Sacrament of Confirmation. Students will find the videos easy to understand, with clear, concise, and helpful explanations of important concepts. 

This course is a Supplement to your parish-based catechetical program.

Developed under the direction of Deacon Keith Fournier, these classes carefully teach the basics of Catholic confirmation and are appropriate for young adults and adults already confirmed.

Students will learn what Confirmation is, why it is important, and what it means to be a confirmed Catholic. The course also teaches basic apologetics and emphasizes the importance of sharing their faith through word and deed. 

At the end of this course, students will not only be prepared for confirmation, they will also be prepared to make disciples of others, fulfilling their role in the New Evangelization as mature Catholics. 

There are 32 Mobile-friendly Confirmation video lessons in this class with study guides, quizzes, and additional resources. A final examination concludes the course of study.

A 'Certificate of Completion' will be awarded to students who complete 100% and pass the course.

If you plan to earn a certificate, you MUST have your own, individual log-in for the school. The name you use on your log-in, will be the name that appears on your certificate of completion.

If you are a parent creating an account for a child to earn a certificate, please use your student's name so it will appear on their certificate. 

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Course curriculum

  1. 1
    • Introduction to Confirmation with Certificate of Completion

  2. 2
    • Introduction

    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers

    • Confirmation in the Early Church - Jesus Establishes the Church - LESSON PLAN / STUDY GUIDE

    • Confirmation in the Early Church - Jesus Establishes the Church - VIDEO

    • Confirmation in the Early Church - Jesus Establishes the Church - QUIZ

  3. 3
    • Introduction

    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers

    • Confirmation in the Early Church - Pentecost - LESSON PLAN / STUDY GUIDE

    • Confirmation in the Early Church - Pentecost - VIDEO

    • Confirmation in the Early Church - Pentecost - QUIZ

  4. 4
    • Introduction

    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers

    • Confirmation in the Early Church - The Apostles - LESSON PLAN / STUDY GUIDE

    • Confirmation in the Early Church - The Apostles - VIDEO

    • Confirmation in the Early Church - The Apostles - QUIZ

  5. 5
    • Introduction

    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers

    • Confirmation in the Early Church - The First Council - LESSON PLAN / STUDY GUIDE

    • Confirmation in the Early Church - The First Council - VIDEO

    • Confirmation in the Early Church - The First Council - QUIZ

  6. 6
    • Introduction

    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers

    • The Sacraments of Initiation - What is a Sacrament? - LESSON PLAN / STUDY GUIDE

    • The Sacraments of Initiation - What is a Sacrament? - VIDEO

    • The Sacraments of Initiation - What is a Sacrament? - QUIZ

  7. 7
    • Introduction

    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers

    • The Sacraments of Initiation - What is Baptism? - LESSON PLAN / STUDY GUIDE

    • The Sacraments of Initiation - What is Baptism? - VIDEO

    • The Sacraments of Initiation - What is Baptism? - QUIZ

  8. 8
    • Introduction

    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers

    • The Sacraments of Initiation - What is the Eucharist? - LESSON PLAN / STUDY GUIDE

    • The Sacraments of Initiation - What is the Eucharist? - VIDEO

    • The Sacraments of Initiation - What is the Eucharist? - QUIZ

  9. 9
    • Introduction

    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers

    • The Sacraments of Initiation - What is Confirmation? - LESSON PLAN / STUDY GUIDE

    • The Sacraments of Initiation - What is Confirmation? - VIDEO

    • The Sacraments of Initiation - What is Confirmation? - QUIZ

  10. 10
    • Introduction

    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers

    • The Church - The Mystical Body of Christ - The Church is the Body of Christ - LESSON PLAN / STUDY GUIDE

    • The Church - The Mystical Body of Christ - The Church is the Body of Christ - VIDEO

    • The Church - The Mystical Body of Christ - The Church is the Body of Christ - QUIZ

  11. 11
    • Introduction

    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers

    • The Church - The Mystical Body of Christ - Why Catholic? - LESSON PLAN / STUDY GUIDE

    • The Church - The Mystical Body of Christ - Why Catholic? - VIDEO

    • The Church - The Mystical Body of Christ - Why Catholic? - QUIZ

  12. 12
    • Introduction

    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers

    • The Church - The Mystical Body of Christ - Many Jobs, One Mission - LESSON PLAN / STUDY GUIDE

    • The Church - The Mystical Body of Christ - Many Jobs, One Mission - VIDEO

    • The Church - The Mystical Body of Christ - Many Jobs, One Mission - QUIZ

  13. 13
    • Introduction

    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers

    • The Church - The Mystical Body of Christ - Finding my Vocation - LESSON PLAN / STUDY GUIDE

    • The Church - The Mystical Body of Christ - Finding my Vocation - VIDEO

    • The Church - The Mystical Body of Christ - Finding my Vocation - QUIZ

  14. 14
    • Introduction

    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers

    • The Holy Spirit - Why Truth Matters - LESSON PLAN / STUDY GUIDE

    • The Holy Spirit - Why Truth Matters - VIDEO

    • The Holy Spirit - Why Truth Matters - QUIZ

  15. 15
    • Introduction

    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers

    • The Holy Spirit - Four Gifts of the Holy Spirit - LESSON PLAN / STUDY GUIDE

    • The Holy Spirit - Four Gifts of the Holy Spirit - VIDEO

    • The Holy Spirit - Four Gifts of the Holy Spirit - QUIZ

  16. 16
    • Introduction

    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers

    • The Holy Spirit - Teachers of the Truth - LESSON PLAN / STUDY GUIDE

    • The Holy Spirit - Teachers of the Truth - VIDEO

    • The Holy Spirit - Teachers of the Truth - QUIZ

  17. 17
    • Introduction

    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers

    • The Holy Spirit - Every Catholic Should Know - LESSON PLAN / STUDY GUIDE

    • The Holy Spirit - Every Catholic Should Know - VIDEO

    • The Holy Spirit - Every Catholic Should Know - QUIZ

  18. 18
    • Introduction

    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers

    • Defending Your Faith - Martyrdom and Suffering - LESSON PLAN / STUDY GUIDE

    • Defending Your Faith - Martyrdom and Suffering - VIDEO

    • Defending Your Faith - Martyrdom and Suffering - QUIZ

  19. 19
    • Introduction

    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers

    • Defending Your Faith - Defending the Faith by Example - LESSON PLAN / STUDY GUIDE

    • Defending Your Faith - Defending the Faith by Example - VIDEO

    • Defending Your Faith - Defending the Faith by Example - QUIZ

  20. 20
    • Introduction

    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers

    • Defending Your Faith - Apologetics Part 1 - LESSON PLAN / STUDY GUIDE

    • Defending Your Faith - Apologetics Part 1 - VIDEO

    • Defending Your Faith - Apologetics Part 1 - QUIZ

  21. 21
    • Introduction

    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers

    • Defending Your Faith - Apologetics Part 2 - LESSON PLAN / STUDY GUIDE

    • Defending Your Faith - Apologetics Part 2 - VIDEO

    • Defending Your Faith - Apologetics Part 2 - QUIZ

  22. 22
    • Introduction

    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers

    • Sharing the Faith - Living by Example - LESSON PLAN / STUDY GUIDE

    • Sharing the Faith - Living by Example - VIDEO

    • Sharing the Faith - Living by Example - QUIZ

  23. 23
    • Introduction

    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers

    • Sharing the Faith - Humble Servants - LESSON PLAN / STUDY GUIDE

    • Sharing the Faith - Humble Servants - VIDEO

    • Sharing the Faith - Humble Servants - QUIZ

  24. 24
    • Introduction

    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers

    • Sharing the Faith - Our Faith at Work - LESSON PLAN / STUDY GUIDE

    • Sharing the Faith - Our Faith at Work - VIDEO

    • Sharing the Faith - Our Faith at Work - QUIZ

  25. 25
    • Introduction

    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers

    • Sharing the Faith - Our Faith at Home - LESSON PLAN / STUDY GUIDE

    • Sharing the Faith - Our Faith at Home - VIDEO

    • Sharing the Faith - Our Faith at Home - QUIZ

  26. 26
    • Introduction

    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers

    • Responding to the Call - How Useful is Prayer? - LESSON PLAN / STUDY GUIDE

    • Responding to the Call - How Useful is Prayer? - VIDEO

    • Responding to the Call - How Useful is Prayer? - QUIZ

  27. 27
    • Introduction

    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers

    • Responding to the Call - How to Pray - LESSON PLAN / STUDY GUIDE

    • Responding to the Call - How to Pray - VIDEO

    • Responding to the Call - How to Pray - QUIZ

  28. 28
    • Introduction

    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers

    • Responding to the Call - The Mass is Our Greatest Prayer - LESSON PLAN / STUDY GUIDE

    • Responding to the Call - The Mass is Our Greatest Prayer - VIDEO

    • Responding to the Call - The Mass is Our Greatest Prayer - QUIZ

  29. 29
    • Introduction

    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers

    • Responding to the Call - Avoiding Sin - LESSON PLAN / STUDY GUIDE

    • Responding to the Call - Avoiding Sin - VIDEO

    • Responding to the Call - Avoiding Sin - QUIZ

  30. 30
    • Introduction

    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers

    • The Rite of Confirmation - Putting it Together - LESSON PLAN / STUDY GUIDE

    • The Rite of Confirmation - Putting it Together - VIDEO

    • The Rite of Confirmation - Putting it Together - QUIZ

  31. 31
    • Introduction

    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers

    • The Rite of Confirmation - Our Responsibility - LESSON PLAN / STUDY GUIDE

    • The Rite of Confirmation - Our Responsibility - VIDEO

    • The Rite of Confirmation - Our Responsibility - QUIZ

  32. 32
    • Introduction

    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers

    • The Rite of Confirmation - The Rite of Confirmation - LESSON PLAN / STUDY GUIDE

    • The Rite of Confirmation - The Rite of Confirmation - VIDEO

    • The Rite of Confirmation - The Rite of Confirmation - QUIZ

  33. 33
    • Introduction

    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers

    • The Rite of Confirmation - Go Forth! - LESSON PLAN / STUDY GUIDE

    • The Rite of Confirmation - Go Forth! - VIDEO

    • The Rite of Confirmation - Go Forth! - QUIZ

  34. 34
    • Congratulations! - A Final Message from Deacon Keith

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Instructor(s)

Director of Education

Professor Marshall Connolly

Professor 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.