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Elizabeth Nguyen is Program Coordinator, Business Development and Support for the Together in Holiness Formation Series. She most recently served as Director of Laity, Family and Life for the Diocese of Corpus Christi where she trained facilitating couples to offer their testimonies through marriage preparation workshops and coordinated natural family planning instruction and respect life activities. She has also worked with the Society of Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity (SOLT) as their Communication Specialist and has written articles for the Catholic Medical Association’s quarterly magazine, The Pulse of Catholic Medicine and the Diocese of Corpus Christi’s South Texas Catholic magazine. As a wife, mother, and part-time teacher, she earned her master's degree in Theology Studies (MTS) from the Institute for Pastoral Theology (IPT) program through Ave Maria University in 2012 and also holds a bachelor’s degree in English-Technical Writing from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. She and her husband Ben grew up in Wichita, Kansas and have been married for 25 years. They have five children, ranging in age from young adult to teen, and one grandchild born in 2020.
Steve and Becky Greene present together and individually about the Church’s teachings on the Theology of the Body, marriage, family, Natural Family Planning, and pro-life issues. A cradle Catholic, Steve is the Director for the Kino Catechetical Institute for the Diocese of Phoenix, who regularly writes and speaks on true masculinity, fatherhood, and modern philosophical errors. His articles have been featured in Crisis Magazine and The Catechetical Review. Becky, a former agnostic feminist, writes and speaks on her conversion story, authentic femininity, and motherhood. She also homeschools the couple's five children and helps her color-blind husband match his ties and shirts. When they're not shuttling children to sports, stepping on Legos, or telling someone to pick up dirty socks, the couple hosts the popular radio show “The Catholic Conversation" with the Cradle and the Convert, which airs on the Phoenix Relevant Radio station AM1310 and via podcast on iTunes and Soundcloud.
Kendra Tierney lives in an It’s a Wonderful Life-style fixer-upper in the wilds of unincorporated Los Angeles County with her husband, their ten kids aged 1 to 18, and some chickens. Kendra is a retired pilot and flight instructor who is putting her English degree to use as a homeschool mom and writer about all things Catholic. Her passion is liturgical living. What began quietly in their home with their children as a way to introduce the lives of the saints and the beautiful history and tradition of our Catholic faith now reaches hundreds of thousands of people all over the world. Through her blog, CatholicAllYear.com, social media accounts, YouTube videos, and dozens of books including The Catholic All Year Compendium: Liturgical Living for Real Life, and the newly-released Catholic All Year Prayer Companion, she shares how obscure Catholic traditions have helped the Tierneys form a strong family culture and Catholic identity, and have fun doing it.
Fr. Rick was born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, México. He is the youngest of 9, and he received Catholic Education from Kindergarten through College; each institution had a great influence on his faith journey. Before entering the seminary he worked as a graphic designer, and animator. In 2007, he had the opportunity to pursue a new work experience and moved to Houston, Texas to become a bilingual teacher for Alief ISD. His relationship with the Lord Jesus has given him the opportunity to live many great adventures throughout his life, through which he has received unique blessings. The greatest blessings being the people he has met all these years. A daily routine filled with prayer and service including a holy hour before the Blessed Sacrament, and theological studies were some of the activities that he found more productive in his spiritual journey. After attending several discernment retreats, he desired to take the first serious steps towards the priesthood, and entered the seminary. He attended Holy Trinity seminary to receive his Philosophy certificate through the University of Dallas. Later, he did his Theological studies at St. Mary’s seminary and received two Masters from the University of St. Thomas in Houston, TX. He also had the privilege to receive an STB, which is an ecclesiastical degree imparted by the Catholic Church. He served as a transitional deacon at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Houston, and currently he serves as a Parochial Vicar at St. Bartholomew the Apostle church in Katy, Texas. Fr. Rick has imparted many courses and conferences and led retreats in English & Spanish for different parishes. He has passion for the Liturgy and Sacred Chant, as well as Catholic Art in its different forms. Currently, he is working on the creation of the first Antiphonary in the Spanish Language which includes the Antiphons of the Roman Missal with melodies based on the original propers from the Graduale Romanum.
Houston, TX 77055
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