Understanding The Sacrament of Matrimony

This course prepares those called to the vocation of marriage to live out this beautiful and challenging mystery by sharing the theology, spirituality, and morality of the Sacrament of Matrimony. It is ideal for both engaged and married couples as it will reveal the real nature and purpose of marriage as God has created it. Watch Dr. Perry Cahall’s fresh approach to the sacramental theology of marriage with a broad scope that incorporates the invaluable insights of the Theology of the Body given to us by John Paul II.

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Dr. Perry Cahall
Dr. Perry Cahall

Dr. Perry Cahall is Professor of Historical Theology and Academic Dean of the School of Theology at the Pontifical College Josephinum in Columbus, OH, where he has been teaching for the past fifteen years. He has also taught at Ohio Dominican University, and he has served as an Adjunct Professor at The Liturgical Institute of the University of St. Mary of the Lake in Mundelein, IL. He has taught courses on marriage at each of these institutions. Dr. Cahall has published articles in various journals and periodicals. He published a book in 2016 entitled, The Mystery of Marriage: A Theology of the Body and the Sacrament, with Liturgical Training Publications under their Hillenbrand Books imprint. He has just published a new book entitled, Living the Mystery of Marriage: Building Your Sacramental Life Together, written primarily for engaged and newly married couples.

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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
How do I receive a certificate of completion for this course?
If you are interested in obtaining a certificate of completion for this course, you must pass this quiz. A passing grade is 14 correct answers or higher. Once you have passed this quiz, you will receive your certificate via e-mail.
Do you offer bulk discounts if I have a large group of people that want to take the class?
Yes, we do have bulk discounts available. Please give us a call to inquire: 847-837-4542
How long is this course?
This course is comprised of 5 one-hour classes. You can pause it at any time and resume where you left off.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.
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Do these courses count as credits towards a degree?
These courses are stand-alone resources and will not count as credit towards a degree. However, you can use these courses for Continuing Education Units. Each course will count as .5 CEUs.

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