• FOR LIFE AND FAMILY

We are a national Catholic apostolate proclaiming the Good News about life and family through education and formation. We pursue our mission through our three hallmark initiatives:
  Click here to learn more about the work of the Foundation. 

REGISTRATION

  • REGISTRATION NOW OPEN
 
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  • Ticket Options:
  • Workshop includes Mass, fellowship, discussion, and breakfast with 2 dynamic talks from national speakers of the St. John Paul II Foundation
 
  • Online Tickets:
  • Couple: $15
  • Individual: $10
  • Childcare (2-12 yrs): $5
 
  • *Online registration will be available until Thursday, 10/31 at noon. On-site registration will be available.
 
  • Tickets at the door:
  • Couple: $20
  • Individual: $15
  • Childcare (2-12 yrs): $5 (pre-registration preferred)

SCHEDULE

 
8:30 AM
  • Mass
9:30 AM
  • Check-In Begins
9:50 AM
  • Welcome & Opening Prayer
10:05 AM
  • "The Gift and Mystery of Married Love"     
  • Roland Millare, S.T.D.                                                     
11:00 AM
  • Break (Adoration available in Adoration Chapel)
11:20 AM
  • "Mission: Possible! Living Family Life
  • with Joy and Purpose"     
  • Joshua Bitting, Ph.D. (cand.)  
 
12:15 PM 
  • Closing Comments & Sending Forth

Speakers

ROLAND MILLARE, STD
Vice President of Curriculum and Director of Shepherd’s Heart

Dr. Roland Millare, a native Houstonian, serves as Vice President of Curriculum and Director of Shepherd’s Heart for the St. John Paul II Foundation. Dr. Millare served as a member of the Theology Department at St. John XXIII College Preparatory for over 15 years. He received a BA in Theology from Franciscan University of Steubenville. He has a MA in Theological Studies (with a concentration in Moral Theology) from the Notre Dame Graduate School of Christendom College and a Licentiate (STL) and Doctorate in Sacred Theology (STD) in Dogmatic Theology (with a specialization in Sacramental Theology) at the Liturgical Institute of the University of St. Mary of the Lake. Dr. Millare also serves as an adjunct professor of theology for permanent deacon candidates at St. Mary’s Seminary. He has published various book reviews and theological articles for Logos, Antiphon, New Blackfriars, Nova et Vetera, The Adoremus Bulletin, and the Heythrop Journal. His forthcoming book, A Living Sacrifice: Liturgy and Eschatology in Joseph Ratzinger, will be published by Emmaus Academic in the fall of 2021. Dr. Millare has also contributed an article to a dictionary on the theology of Joseph Ratzinger, which will be published in Spanish, German, and English. Dr. Millare lives with his beautiful wife Veronica and two daughters, Gabriella and Karolina, in Sugar Land, TX.

JOSHUA BITTING, PhD
Program Director

Dr. Joshua Bitting serves as Program Director for the Together in Holiness Formation series. Born and raised in Wichita, Kansas, Joshua came into full communion with the Catholic Church on June 22nd, 2003, the Feast of Corpus Christi while completing his BA in philosophy at Southwestern College.  Joshua attended Franciscan University of Steubenville where he earned his MA in theology. Afterwards, he had the opportunity to study at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross (Santa Croce) in Rome, Italy. Since then, he has served the Church in various capacities at both the parish and diocesan levels. He earned his PhD from the University of Notre Dame, Sydney, Australia, writing his dissertation on the formation of spouses and families as domestic churches.  Joshua and his beautiful wife, Amanda, have six children and enjoy sharing the Gospel of life in their primary vocation as spouses and parents.

Venue

St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church - Nassau Bay

18223 Point Lookout Dr.
Nassau Bay, TX 77058

For More Information:
Aubrie Miller
832-779-1070
[email protected]

CONTACT US

  • PHONE

    832.779.1070

  • PHYSICAL ADDRESS

    7730 Westview
    Houston, TX 77055

  • MAILING ADDRESS

    P.O. Box 5927
    Katy, TX 77491

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