Totus Tuus

The countdown is on and in less than a month we will once again be holding Totus Tuus here at St. Mark! All parishes in the linkage are invited to participate in this summer Catholic youth program for both grade school and middle/high school-age students.


For those newer to our programming, Totus Tuus is a wonderfu:-l one-week-long program led by college-aged students where the students learn more about their faith in a fun atmosphere (similar to Vacation Bible School). Grades 7-12 will meet evenings (7:00-9:15 pm) from July 31-August 4. Grades 1-6 will meet during the day (9:00 am-2:30 pm) on August 1-5. Special activities are being finalized for each age group at the end of the week.

We hope that your family will be able to join us! I have attached the registration forms (one registration form per family, one age-appropriate liability waiver per participant).  We ask that you please register ASAP so plans can be finalized.  Also, for anyone interested, there are Totus Tuus t-shirts that can be ordered. They are not required but do help defray the cost of the program.  The deadline to order shirts is JULY 7. You can order at:

You can have the shirts shipped to the church and I will notify you upon their arrival or you can pick them up the first day.

We are still in need of a few things, so if you are able to help with any of the following please let me know ASAP.


* General monetary donations – Please put donations in envelope marked “Totus Tuus”.

* Snacks and drinks daily (day and evening programming). I will notify you with the amounts the week prior.

HOST FAMILIES  (2)    Depends on hotel lodging

One host site for two men and another site for two women. One bed per team member with a private room (team members can share a room, but not a bed)


Evening meals for missionaries (Sun-Thurs at 5:30-6:30pm).

Or consider a gift card to a local restaurant.


* Room Helpers daily (3 each day, 1 each evening) – You do not have to teach/lead, just be a responsible adult in the room.

Thank you for all you do to help make this youth programming possible.  Please contact Brenda Strayer ASAP if you have any questions or would like to help with any of the above.