Nativity Catholic Cluster: Nativity of our Lord and St. Johns Parishes

Grades K-5 Family events, Summer Events

Total Tuus 

Totus Tuus Registration Form

This summer, July 19-24 we will be hosting TOTUS TUUS (Totally Yours), a summer children's and youth ministry program dedicated to sharing the Gospel and promoting the Catholic faith through catechesis and Christian witness.

 

A team of four college-age young men and women, who have been chosen based on their commitment to the Catholic faith, desire to teach the faith, love of children, energy and enthusiasm, and for their leadership skills, will be with us for a week for two different programs.

Pre K and K program will be offered from 9:00 AM-11:00 Am Monday through Friday

Grade School Program:

  • For children entering Grade 1 through 51h grade- Meets Monday, July 20 through Friday, July, 24 from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm

•         Includes music, snacks, interactive teaching, skits and Mass

 

Middle and High School Program:

  • For youth entering 6th grade through recently graduated seniors
  • Meets Sunday, July 19 through Thursday, July 23, from 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm

•         Includes interactive teaching, small group discussions, quiet meditation, skits, fun activities, snacks, prayer, and fellowship

For kids in either age group, this will be a summer experience you will not want them to miss. The cost for the program is $25 per student with a $60 max per family. Scholarships are available; please contact the parish office for details. No student will be turned away.

 

Registration is now being accepted.

 

Please feel free to call Barbara or Laura at 715-362-3169 for more information. Sincerely,

                                Barbara Eretto                                    Laura Fenzl

 

GRADE SCHOOL PROGRAM

The Grade School Program that Totus Tuus provides Is designed for children going Into first through sixth grades in the 2020-2021 school year. Unfortunately, at this time, Totus Tuus does not have the resources to provide a curriculum appropriate for pre-school or kindergarten aged children. The grade school program runs Monday through Friday.

 

DAILY SCHEDULE

The following Is a suggested schedule for use during the week ofTotus T us. This schedule can be adapted to meet the needs of a particular parish. If you would like to make adjustments to the schedule to accommodate any special circumstances in your parish, we ask that you notify the Associate Director of Catholic Formation (or the intern who will be contacting your parish once the summer has begun) as soon as possible.

 

7:00

7:30

8:00

Rise Breakfast

Morning Prayer (Lauds), Rosary and Silent/Meditative Prayer

2:30

 

3:00

 

3:30

Clean-up/Set-up for next day/Team Meeting

Evening Prayer (Vespers) and

Chaplet of Divine Mercy Team Recreation

 

GRADE SCHOOL PROGRAM

5:30

Supper

9:00

INTRODUCTION

 

 

9:15

9:25

9:50

Warm-up/songs CLASS PERIOD #1

Snack Break

JUN

7:30

IOR / HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAM

 

Introduction/Review

10:10

Music preparation for Mass

7:45

SESSION #1

10:20

CLASS PERIOD #2

8:30

Break

10:45

Mass preparation/Confessions

8:45

SESSION #2

11:15

MASS

9:30

Night Prayer (Compline)

12:00

12:55

1:00

1:15

1:40

1:50

2:15

2:30

Lunch-Recess

Cool Down-Water Break "Totus Tuus Show" CLASS PERIOD #3

Break

CLASS PERIOD #4

Gather, Review and Closing prayer

DISMISSAL

9:40

Dismissal

 

WEEK AT A GLANCE

While Totus Tuus keeps a rigorous schedule, during the course of the week there are slight deviations to the typical daily schedule that are intentionally built into the program. The following gives a brief glance at the week's major events. Some highlights are below:

SATURDAY

  • Team arrives late afternoon
  • Tour of Parish's Facilities
  • Team speaks at Vigil Mass
  • Meet with Parish Coordinator and/or Pastor
  • Meet with Host Families providing housing for the week

SUNDAY

  • Team speaks at all Masses for the weekend (attending at least one full Saturday and Sunday Mass)
  • Set up of the Parish's Facilities
  • Junior High and High School Program Begins

MONDAY

  • Grade School Program Begins

TUESDAY

  • Adoration & Confession Night at Jr. High/HS Program

WEDNESDAY

  • Parish Potluck Dinner (optional)

THURSDAY

  • Social Night at Jr. High/High School Program
  • High/High School Program Ends

FRIDAY

  • Friday Fun Activities for Grade School Program - Water Fight (no afternoon classes)
  • Grade School Program Ends

SATURDAY

  • Team Departs (may depart on Friday evening)