About Together in Holiness

Where Spouses Discover God’s Plan for Their Family

Together in Holiness is a marriage conference series for dioceses that inspires spouses to grow together in holiness and empowers parents to form their children in the Catholic faith. To learn more about the Together in Holiness marriage enrichment initiative, click here.

  • "This was the perfect bite-sized conference where every detail was handled so well that all that was left for us to do was to be filled by amazing speakers, generous hosts, and TIME to spend reconnecting with each other on how we can achieve our daily mission of bringing Jesus into our home. Every presentation had a concrete action that would take little effort on our part but would make a big impact in our marriage and family. We are truly blessed and can’t thank y’all enough!"
  • - 2022 Attendee




  • Early Bird Couple: $54 | Early Bird Individual: $35
    •      Early Bird pricing ends August 14.
    •      A box lunch and a light afternoon snack is included for each adult registrant.
  • Couple: $64 | Individual: $40
  • On-site Childcare (1-12 yrs): $5/child
  • Scholarships for couples and individuals are available.

  • Exhibitors*
  • Ministry (Non-Profit) Registration: $95 (includes registration for 2 people & 1 table)
  • Vendor (For-Profit) Registration: $165 (includes registration for 2 people & 1 table)


  • *Pre-approval for exhibitor booths is required and space is limited. Please email [email protected] for more information.


  • If you and/or your organization is interested in joining our mission as a supporting sponsor, please click here for the Sponsorship Form. You can also submit the form online by clicking here.


  • For questions or more information, please contact the conference coordinator at [email protected].


  • If you need assistance with the cost of the conference, we encourage you to apply for a partial or full scholarship (click here); if you feel called to contribute to our scholarship fund, you can do so at the time of registration.

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, September 8. All refund requests made on or after September 9 will not be accepted, but the funds will automatically be transferred to a scholarship couple in need. Please email [email protected] to transfer your registration or request a refund.




10:00 AM
  • Conference Check-In
10:45 AM
  • Words of Welcome
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • From Nazareth to Cana to Calvary: The Riches of Mary's Feminine Soul
    • Mary Stanford
12:00 - 2:00 PM
  • Break for Lunch and Prayer
2:15 - 3:15 PM
    • Icon of the Holy Family and the Reality of Our Home
    • Jason & Charlotte Sacco
3:30 - 4:30 PM
    • St. Joseph, a Just Man and Virtuous Husband
    • Adam Minihan & David Niles
4:30 - 4:45 PM
  • Closing Comments
5:15 PM
  • Vigil Mass and Marriage Blessing
  • Celebrant: Rev. Wayne Ly, STB


Senior Program Coordinator and Team Leader, St. John Paul II Foundation

Rachel Townsend is a Senior Program Coordinator and Team Leader for the St. John Paul II Foundation where she serves to support the parishes and couples across the country who are sponsoring and participating in the Together in Holiness Formation series. She earned her Bachelors of Science in Psychology from Texas A&M University and graduated with Honors in Psychology distinction. Prior to joining the St. John Paul II Foundation, she worked as a Career Counselor for Champions School of Real Estate helping students to achieve their career and licensing goals. Over the years, she has volunteered at her parish community as a member of the altar guild and is currently a parishioner of Presentation of the Lord Catholic Church in Montgomery, Texas.

Adjunct Professor, Christendom College

Mary Stanford, author of The Obedience Paradox: Finding True Freedom in Marriage, is a speaker, teacher, and writer on Catholic marriage and family life. She is an adjunct professor at Christendom College and has a master's degree in theological studies from the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family. She and her husband, Trey, are the parents of seven children.

Co-Host of The Catholic Man Show

David is a cradle Catholic, born and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma. In 2014 he married his bride, Pamela, and the two of them are now raising five children, 4 girls and 1 boy. In 2009 he received a degree in Finance from the University of Central Oklahoma and currently works as a Financial Advisor at one of the largest financial firms in the world. In 2014 he and Adam Minihan launched a Catholic radio station in Tulsa which led them to start their own Catholic radio show and podcast called The Catholic Man Show. David enjoys and nice glass of Scotch, golf, and medium-length walks on the bench and by God’s grace he hopes to go to Heaven someday.

Co-Host of The Catholic Man Show

Adam Minihan is the husband of Haylee Minihan and father to 5 children. He is the CEO of St. Michael Catholic Radio, the co-host of The Catholic Man Show, life-long parishioner at the Church of Saint Benedict in Broken Arrow, and Director of Communications for the Diocese of Tulsa and Eastern Oklahoma. In 2022, Adam, Haylee, and David and Pamela Niles co-authored a book entitled, “Living Beyond Sunday: Making Your Home a Holy Place” by Ascension Press.

Parishioners of St. Bartholomew Catholic Church

Jason and Charlotte Sacco have been married for 24 years. They have three beautiful daughters and five grandchildren. They are parishioners of St. Bartholomew the Apostle Catholic Church in Katy, TX. For several years they served as a mentor couple for engaged couples. Jason is VP of Operations for Bitcoin Depot. Within the church, Jason serves in the ACTS ministry including supporting multiple parishes in the Katy area.  He also supports other Catholic retreats with his music ministry. Charlotte is a Spiritual Director in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, for the Office of Vocations and for the Our Lady of Divine Providence Cenacle School of Spiritual Direction® at St. Mary’s Seminary each June. She is also a member of the Marian Servants of Incarnate Wisdom. Knowing well the challenges and beauty of marriage and raising children - along with the importance of prayer, the Sacraments and counting on God‘s grace - Jason and Charlotte have a heart on fire for God’s plan for marriage. They love to share their story with other couples for strength and encouragement in living out the Sacrament of Marriage in today’s world!

Parochial Vicar, St. Ignatius of Loyola Catholic Church

Fr. Wayne grew up in Houston in Alief. He worked in the financial service industry prior to seminary. He entered the seminary in 2013 and was ordained to the priesthood on June 5, 2021. His first assignment was at St. Martha in Kingwood, TX. His current assignment is at St. Ignatius of Loyola in Spring, TX.



St. Ignatius of Loyola Catholic Church

7810 Cypresswood Dr
Spring, TX 77379

For More Information:
Ellen Santoro, Senior Conference Coordinator
[email protected]





    1177 W Loop South, Ste. 940
    Houston, TX 77027


    P.O. Box 5927
    Katy, TX 77491