Course Number One (prerequisite to Course Number Two):

In conjunction with Father Hardon’s Basic home study course, some of the answers to the questions are addressed in the following:

  1. First, check that you have entered all the updates or changes in your books.
  2. You may find it helpful to review the Supplemental Vocabulary Definitions listed for the Advanced Course.
  3. Be aware of the translation problems in some resources.
  4. Review guidelines for completing the courses.
  5. AUDIO: Lesson by lesson of the Basic Course Manual.

    Thanks to the excellent work and generosity of Mr. Steve Dawson, President of St. Paul Evangelization Institute, we now have the entire Basic Course Manual available in audio form.  Each lesson is narrated by Benjamin Baxter and may be downloaded by you or your students. Click each title to download.

    1. Lesson One, Salvation History (includes Foreword and Introduction)
    2. Lesson Two, The Apostles’ Creed, Article 1
    3. Lesson Three, The Apostles’ Creed, Articles 2-5 
    4. Lesson Four, The Apostles’ Creed, Articles 6-8 
    5. Lesson Five, The Apostles’ Creed, Articles 9-12 
    6. Lesson Six, Commandments One, Two and Three 
    7. Lesson Seven, Commandments Four, Five, Six and Nine 
    8. Lesson Eight, Commandments Seven, Eight and Ten 
    9. Lesson Nine, The Eight Beatitudes
    10. Lesson Ten, The Seven Sacraments
    11. Lesson Eleven, The Sacraments of Baptism and Confirmation
    12. Lesson Twelve, The Sacrament of the Holy Eucharist 
    13. Lesson Thirteen, The Sacrament of Penance 
    14. Lesson Fourteen, The Sacrament of Matrimony 
    15. Lesson Fifteen, The Sacraments of Holy Orders and Anointing 
    16. Lesson Sixteen, Prayer and The Lord’s Prayer
  6. AUDIO: questions in various lessons-by Father Peter Damian Fehlner, F.I.
  7. Sacrament of Penance: three audio presentations on the Sacrament of Penance by His Eminence Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke. Given to Marian Catechists, August 7-9, 2009 at the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, La Crosse, Wisconsin. Click each title to download.

8. Lesson 3 Supplemental Vocabulary to read:

9. Lesson 5 Supplemental Vocabulary to read:

10. Lesson 9 ARTICLE: Making reparation for our sins and the sins of others: Penance and Reparation by Father John A. Hardon, S.J.

11. Lesson 12 Supplemental Vocabulary to read: 

12. Lesson 12 ARTICLE: The Holy Eucharist – The Triple Sacrament-The Triple Source of Grace by Father John A. Hardon, S.J.

13. Lesson 13 ARTICLE: Practice of Penance – Friday Penance by Father John A. Hardon, S.J.

14. Lesson 7 ARTICLE on Brain Death