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.
  • "I am gladly extending my invitation to married and engaged couples to attend the third annual Together in Holiness conference in the Archdiocese of Detroit. I pray this event will assist all couples in becoming authentic schools of virtue. May the generous love and mercy of the Father continue to bless and guide you in your marriage vocation."
  • - Most Rev. Allen H. Vigneron Archbishop of Detroit





  • Early Bird Couple: $54 | Early Bird Individual: $35
    •      Early Bird pricing ends August 26.
    •      A box lunch and a light afternoon snack is included for each adult registrant.
  • Couple: $64 | Individual: $40
  • On-site Childcare (2-12 yrs): $5/child | $20/family (4+ children)
  • 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, October 4. All refund requests made on or after October 5 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.


9:00 AM
  • Conference Check-In
9:30 AM
  • Mass and Marriage Blessing
  • Most Rev. Allen Vigneron
10:30 - 10:45 AM
  • Words of Welcome
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
    • Marriage, Family, and the Virtue of Love
    • Larry G. Freeney, PhD
11:45 - 1:30 PM
  • Break for Lunch and Prayer
1:45 - 2:45 PM
    • Thriving, Not Just Surviving: Virtues of a Joyful Marriage
    • Greg Schutte, MSW, LISW-S
3:00 - 4:00 PM
    • Overcoming Challenges to Living a Virtuous Life
    • Steve and Becky Greene
4:00 - 4:15 PM
  • Closing Comments


Catholic Speakers, Writers, and Co-hosts of “The Catholic Conversation”

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 podcast show “The Catholic Conversation" with the Cradle and the Convert, which airs on all popular podcast platforms.

Senior Director of Marriage Works! Ohio

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”.

Director of Education and Assessments, Rejoice Counseling Apostolate

Dr. Larry serves as a Team Leader, Lead Parish Counselor, and Director of Education and Assessments at Rejoice Counseling Apostolate. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor, a National Certified Counselor, and an Accredited Financial Counselor Candidate. Dr. Larry completed a PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision at Sam Houston State University and conducted research on the lived experiences of Millennials with student loan debt. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a Minor in Christianity (2014) and a Master of Arts in Counseling (2016) at Houston Baptist University. At Rejoice, Dr. Larry coordinates educational opportunities for our counseling team, our parish partners, and their parishioners. He also oversees the administration and evaluation of various psychological assessments, as he received extensive training under a licensed psychologist throughout his doctoral program. As a student supervisor, Dr. Larry works with counseling students from various universities by providing them with a practicum and internship experience that focuses on the wholistic formation of each student. When it comes to counseling, Dr. Larry serves onsite at multiple parishes and counsels from a refined approach that integrates Gestalt-based counseling with traditional, Catholic fundamentals. He has additional experience working as a Care Coordinator and Mental Health Counselor at The Harris Center (formally known as MHMRA) and as a Registered Behavioral Technician at Therapy & Beyond, where he worked with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other developmental disorders. Dr. Larry has also acquired 1500+ hours of experience working with individuals and couples with financial issues, focusing on budgeting, paying off debt, and basic investing. Aside from counseling, Dr. Larry serves on the Advisory Board for the St. John Paul II Foundation, a national Catholic apostolate dedicated to proclaiming the gospel of life and forming families as intimate communities of love. He also serves as the Secretary for Generosity Works Inc, a non-profit which serves as a vehicle by which employees of Rejoice Counseling Apostolate can develop initiatives that share the gift of counsel with the Church and community. He is a member of the Catholic Psychotherapy Association, where he serves as member of the Intergratus Committee and CEU coordinator. Through this position, he is gaining experience with grant writing, fundraising, and advocacy. Dr. Larry also serves as an adjunct professor at Houston Christian University and he works closely with UST MAXstudios at the University of St. Thomas in Houston where he serves as an outside expert on relationship, communication, and conflict resolution. Dr. Larry and his family are parishioners at St. Cyril of Alexandria Catholic Church in Houston, Texas.  



St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church

48115 Schoenherr Road
Shelby Township, MI 48315

For More Information:
Cameron Kelly, Conference Coordinator
[email protected]





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