Totus Tuus Application


TOTUS TUUS NEW TEACHER APPLICATION

The application and reference form are due February 1, 2020.

References:
The reference should send the reference form to Sean Martin at smartin@dcgary.org or
mail to: Diocese of Gary - Totus Tuus 9292 Broadway, Merrillville, IN 46410.

If you would rather print and mail in the applicaiton, click here (PDF) (DOC).

Please complete the printed application and mail to:
Diocese of Gary - Totus Tuus
9292 Broadway
Merrillville, IN 46410
Attention: Sean Martin

Applicant's Information

Name:
Current Address:
City:
State:
Zip:
Cell Phone:
Birth Date:
E-Mail:
Do You own a car and have insurance? Yes No
Home (Arch) Diocese:
Home Parish:
T-shirt Size. (Choose your size) S M L XL XXL
Polo Size. (Choose your size) S M L XL XXL
Do you have the legal right to work in the United States? Yes No
Have you even been convicted of a crime other than a minor traffic offense? Yes No
If yes, please explain:
I have completed the Virtus Training: Yes No

If yes, please email your certificate of completion to smartin@dcgary.org

Education

School Name

Location: City & State Years Attended Graduation Date (Mo/Yr) Degree/Certificate (IE, BS, BA, Etc.) And Field(s) of Study
High School
College
Graduate School
Seminary

Employment History

Please document your last two paid positions of employment.

Business #1

Business Name:
Address:
City:
State:
Zip:
Phone:
Supervisor
Duties:

Business #2

Business Name:
Address:
City:
State:
Zip:
Phone:
Supervisor
Duties:
Have you applied for Totus Tuus for any other diocese? If so, where?:

Volunteer History

Please describe any volunteer involvement that is not related to your parish.

Organization #1

Organization Name:
Address:
City:
State:
Zip:
Phone:
Supervisor
Duties:

Organization #2

Organization Name:
Address:
City:
State:
Zip:
Phone:
Supervisor
Duties:

Parish Involvement

Please check all that apply.

I have... Taught or assisted in a religious education program at a parish.
Assisted in a Youth Ministry Program in my post-high school years.
Served as a Reader, Eucharistic Minister, Altar Server and/or Choir Member at a parish.
Served in other capacities in a parish.
Please elaborate on each of the items that pertain:

Talents and Gifts

Please check all that apply.

What special Talents or gifts do you have that will benefit the Totus Tuus Program?
Do you sing? Yes
No
What instruments do you play? # of years skill level: beginner, intermediate, advanced:
Please describe any experience you have had in playing for liturgy and/or youth ministry events.
Have you studied Spanish? # of years skill level: beginner, intermediate, advanced:
Would you consider yourself fluent in Spanish? Yes
No

Catholic Formation

Please check all that apply.

I am baptized.
I have been Confirmed in the Catholic church.
For the past 12 months, I have met my obligation of attending Sunday Liturgy and Holy Days of Obligation.
I am a convert to the Catholic Church.
I attended or am attending a Catholic high school.
I attended or am attending a Catholic college/university.
Other than in school, I attended religious education classes.
I attended youth ministry programs in junior high or high school.
I attended Totus Tuus when I was younger.

Short Essay

Please answer the following questions in a few sentences.

Why are you Catholic?
Describe a faith experience you had while growing up that impacted your life?
Describe your relationship with your best friend. What is great about this individual? Why are you friends?
Describe the best leader with whom you have ever worked.
Have you ever considered to what vocation God is calling you (married, ordained, or religious life)? Share a bit of your current discernment.
Describe a time when you failed at something. What happened? How did you learn from the situation?
What is your greatest strength or skill? List an area that you are working to improve.
Describe your current life of prayer?
Are there any teachings of the Catholic Church with which you have a difficulty?
Why do you want to be a Totus Tuus Missionary?

Reference

Reference Name:
Relationship to Applicant:
Phone:
E-Mail:

The reference should send the reference form to Sean Martin at smartin@dcgary.org or mail to: Diocese of Gary Totus Tuus 9292 Broadway, Merrillville, IN 46410.