Teams of Our Lady (T.O.O.L.) at Christ the Redeemer is looking for Catholic married couples who are searching for Christ in their marriages and their everyday lives. Marriage is a challenge whether a couple is newlywed, raising a family, or “empty nesters.” T.O.O.L. offers couples a way to grow together in faith and love. Along with other couples, they find support in their efforts to lead lives that reflect the Gospel message.
Each team of couples meets monthly for food, fellowship, study and prayer. T.O.O.L. is under the patronage of the Blessed Mother, Mary. Her canticle of joy, the Magnificat, is the daily prayer of T.O.O.L.
T.O.O.L. is an international lay movement of more than 50,000 couples within the Catholic Church, blessed by the pope, that seeks to put Christ in the center of their lives and to grow their marriages.
Team couples strive to live out Endeavors, which assist in their spiritual growth as a couple and as an individual. The Endeavors are gradually introduced over the course of several meetings and are easy to incorporate into daily life.
The Endeavors are: