• FOR LIFE AND FAMILY

about Together in Holiness

Where Spouses Discover God’s Plan for Their Family
Together in Holiness is a marriage conference series for dioceses inspiring spouses to grow together in holiness and empowering parents to form their children in the Catholic faith. To learn more about Together in Holiness, click here.
  • "The first Together in Holiness conference in the Diocese of Charlotte provides a great opportunity for married couples to be strengthened in their beautiful vocation. Please come and join me for a day that is sure to inspire you through powerful talks, time in prayer with Mass, Reconciliation and Adoration, as well as time together. I look forward to seeing you at this wonderful event!"
  • - Rev. Timothy S. Reid

REGISTRATION

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

FOR SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AND MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT


  • Couple: $59
  • Individual: $35
  • Scholarships for couples or individuals are available
  • On-Site childcare is now full for ages 4mos-12yrs: $5/child
  • *To be placed on the childcare waitlist, please email conference coordinator, Aubrie Miller, at aubrie@forlifeandfamily.org
  • A box lunch is included for each adult registrant. Parents are responsible for packing a lunch for their child(ren) who are in childcare.
 
  • *Extended Early bird pricing ended October 28. 
  • Early Bird Couple: $49
  • Early Bird Individual: $29

  • EXHIBITORS*

  • Ministry Registration: $85 (includes registration for 2 people & 1 table)
  • Vendor Registration: $150 (includes registration for 2 people & 1 table)
 
Refund Information: 
  • *If you are no longer able to attend the conference, after purchasing your ticket, you may choose to transfer your registration fees to a scholarship couple in need, or request a refund.
 
  • All refunds must be requested 2 weeks prior to the conference. The last day to request a refund is Friday, November 8. All refund requests made on or after November 9 will not be accepted, but the funds will automatically be transferred to a scholarship couple in need. Please email aubrie@forlifeandfamily.org to transfer your registration or request a refund.

SCHEDULE

9:30 AM
  • Conference Check-In
10:30 AM
  • Words of Welcome
10:45-11:45 AM
  • "Marriage as a Specific Vocation to Holiness"  Mark J. Zia, S.T.L., S.T.D.
 
11:45 AM-1:30 PM
  • Break for Lunch and Prayer
1:30-2:30 PM
  • "Building Your Marriage on a Rock: How Theology of the Body Sets up a Solid Foundation"
  • Benjamin and Kaitlyn Clare Mason
 
2:45-3:45 PM
  • "Mission: Possible! Living Family Life with Joy and Purpose"  Joshua Bitting, Ph.D. (cand.)
 
3:45 PM 
  • Closing Comments & Sending Forth
4:00 PM
  • Transition to Mass
4:30 PM
  • Mass

Speakers

MARK J. ZIA, S.T.L., S.T.D.
Professor of Sacred Theology at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas

Dr. Zia has spent the last 14 years teaching theology at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas, and he actively teaches candidates for the permanent diaconate in the Archdiocese of Kansas City and beyond.  He has authored three books and his degrees include a S.T.L. in Marriage and Family and a S.T.D. in dogmatic theology from the Pontifical University of Santa Croce, Rome, Italy.  He lives in Atchison, KS, with his wife and six children.

BENJAMIN AND KAITLYN CLARE MASON
Natural Family Planning Promoters, Founded Mary Garden Showers

Benjamin and Kaitlyn Clare Mason live with their four children in Charlotte, NC at Ark of Divine Mercy Homestead, where they strive to open their hearts and home through hospitality, farming, and loving service.  Kaitlyn is founder of Mary Garden Showers, a national Catholic apostolate bringing Divine Mercy to women and families in crisis pregnancies, through baby showers for mothers choosing to parent, and blessing showers for mothers choosing adoption.  She is a contributing author to Our Friend Faustina: Life Lessons in Divine Mercy from Marian Press.  She writes to help you trust and serve the world through your home at KaitlynClareMason.com.  Visit this site to pick up your free guide based on Kaitlyn's journey of overcoming anxiety, titled 5 Keys to Moving from Fear to Freedom.

JOSHUA BITTING, Ph.D. (cand.)
Program Director, St. John Paul II Foundation

Joshua Bitting, Ph.D. (cand.) serves as Program Director at the St. John Paul II Foundation where he oversees development of a parish-based marriage enrichment program based on our Together in Holiness conference series and curriculum. 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 B.A. in philosophy at Southwestern College (Winfield, Kansas).  Joshua attended Franciscan University of Steubenville where he earned his M.A. 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. Currently, he is completing his Ph.D. in theology and catechetics from the University of Notre Dame, Sydney, Australia.  Joshua and his beautiful wife, Amanda, have six children, and enjoy sharing the Gospel of life in their primary vocation as spouses and parents.

SPONSORS

Venue

St. Ann Catholic Church

3635 Park Road
Charlotte, NC 28209

For More Information:
Aubrie Miller, Conference Coordinator
832.779.1070
aubrie@forlifeandfamily.org

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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