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.
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Most Reverend Bishop Frank J. Dewane serves as the spiritual leader of more than 227,000 Catholics in the Diocese of Venice in Florida. Bishop Dewane was named Coadjutor Bishop of the Diocese of Venice by Pope Benedict XVI on April 25, 2006, and on January 19, 2007, he was installed in his current role as Bishop of the Diocese. In addition to holding a degree from the University of Wisconsin, Bishop Dewane also completed studies at The American University in Washington DC, as well as from Pontifical Gregorian University and Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas, both in Rome. Bishop Dewane currently serves on several committees at the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops including the Committee for Domestic Justice and Integral Human Development (past Chair), Committee for International Justice and Peace, Ad Hoc Committee against Racism, Subcommittee for the Pastoral Care of Migrants, Refugees and Travelers. Further, Bishop Dewane is a member of the Board of Directors of the Franciscan Foundation for the Holy Land.
Haley Stewart is an award-winning writer and the Editor of Word on Fire Spark, a new imprint for young readers. She is the author of The Grace of Enough, Jane Austen’s Genius Guide to Life, and The Sister Seraphina Mysteries. She and her husband are Catholic converts and have four children. They live in Tallahassee, Florida.
Greg Schutte achieved a Masters Degree in Social Work from Ohio State University and has an Independent License in Social Work. For the past 17 years, he has been the Director of Marriage Works! Ohio which is a department of the Elizabeth’s New Life Center in Dayton, Ohio. He is also a marriage therapist and the author of the Discovering Our Deepest Desire ( www.ourdeepestdesire.com ) Catholic marriage enrichment program and the Building a Eucharistic Marriage ( www.eucharisticmarriage.org ) Catholic marriage enrichment video series, which is being taught in several parishes throughout the Cincinnati Diocese and nationally. He has spoken at numerous national marriage events and has done several talks for Franciscan University’s Catechetical Institute. Greg and his wife Stephanie have been happily married for 30 wonderful years and they are the parents of 7 children. Greg also plays in the Catholic music band “ROMANS”.
Michael has taught Catholic theology at Ave Maria University for over twenty years. He’s authored numerous books and articles and has spoken about the Catholic Faith on many occasions to many different audiences. His recent book Wisdom of the Word: Biblical Answers to Ten Pressing Questions about Catholicism was published by Bishop Barron’s Word on Fire Academic Press. Michael recently launched a new podcast called The Catholic Theology Show to help a wide audience discover the richness of coming to understand God as he has revealed himself in Jesus Christ and to show how theology can make a difference in how we live our lives. Nancy is a licensed mental health counselor who has worked for almost twenty years assisting children and adults who struggle with mental health and substance use disorders and currently serves as the Chief Operating Officer at the David Lawrence Centers for Behavioral Health. Michael and Nancy are big fans of Catholic marriage and family life and have worked with couples in marriage preparation for many years. In different ways, Michael and Nancy are both grateful reverts to the Catholic Church. They had five miscarriages, have three adult sons, three young granddaughters, and recently celebrated their 29th wedding anniversary while making the Camino pilgrimage in Spain.
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