Let TOBET come to you!
Trained TOBET speakers provide engaging, fun, and powerful presentations on St. John Paul’s life-giving message; these can be given in one of three formats:
“Educating the Educators” Seminars
a. 3-day conference style format
b. In-depth study: participants will develop familiarity with TOB and explore how to live it out in their lives and ministry
c. Perfect for teachers, faith formation directors, catechists, youth ministers, priests and seminarians!
**Continuing education hours available for teachers. Contact your school’s administration for approval
Talks, Retreats and Presentations
a. Short-term overview of your choice of topic
b. Can be formal (theater style) or interactive
c. Accessible; no prior study needed!
d. Tailored to your particular audience (parents, children, parish, etc.)
TOB Week (Parish or Diocese)
Are you implementing TOBET4ENGAGED or The Body Matters at your parish, school or diocese? TOBET can travel to help you share TOB with everyone!
a. Kick off implementation of The Body Matters or TOBET4ENGAGED and also provide talks to multiple audiences over the course of 3-5 days with the help of a TOBET speaker
b. Great way to start a new school year, parish mission or diocesan initiative!
c. Reach beyond the Pre-Cana retreat or classroom and impact your community culture in a positive, life-giving way!
Hear what attendees have to say about TOBET Seminars
“I learned more (pastorally and intellectually) from a one hour discussion at a TOBET Seminar than in a two-day ethics class.”
“The sharing of concrete examples with dealing with youth was very helpful in my future plans for faith formation at our parish.”
– Deacon Jim Novak, Diocese of Fort Worth, TX
Speakers were excellent! The experts were an awesome addition to content/discussion, and the smaller environment and possibility of getting to know everyone added a lot to the overall experience. I learned to see and think through the eyes of the body, and not just any body, but my body and the Body of the Church, whose head is Christ. This is ultimately a vision of love!”
– Rebecca Olek, Teacher and Regnum Christi Consecrated Woman
“There is a diamond of hope amid the social rubble of the world. TOBET reveals the beauty of the body and how it should be loved and revered, not used. I loved the way SSA [same-sex attraction] and transgender issues were addressed. I liked the acceptance of the person, but steadfastness to the faith!”
– Mary Kay Izard, Layperson
“I feel I have a MUCH GREATER understanding of our faith.”
– Esther Kana, Layperson