Office of Youth & Young Adult Ministry

Totus Tuus

General information:

Totus Tuus, which is Latin for "Totally Yours" (Pope St. John Paul II's motto), is a week-long summer catechetical program for youth. A team of four young adults travel around the Diocese and teach youth in grades 1-6 during the day about various themes of our Faith. This daytime program consists of teaching, games, Holy Mass, and skits and runs from 9:30 AM to 2 PM. In the evening, a program for youth in grades 7-12 are invited to join the team for faith discussions, prayer time (including adoration), games, and the opportunity to witness college students living a fully Catholic life.

Interested in being a Totus Tuus missionary?

Interested in hosting Totus Tuus at your parish?

If you are a pastor, deacon, or parish employee and would like to know more specific logistical information on hosting Totus Tuus, please contact Kevin Losleben ( | 507-233-5327) to receive informational materials and discuss the opportunity to host Totus Tuus at your parish/AFC!

If you are a parishioner who would like to see Totus Tuus at your parish, contact your local pastor, DRE, or youth ministry coordinator to see if this would be a possibility. You may also contact the Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry to find the nearest Totus Tuus location.

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