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.
  • "Together in Holiness provides a much-needed support for Catholic families who often feel alone as they work to raise children to be saints. This year's focus on the family as a seedbed of vocations helps to keep the ultimate goal, the holiness of spouses and children, as a clear vision for families. Taking the time to attend this conference, to focus in prayer and listen to our speakers, will allow married couples the opportunity to refocus and to leave strengthened in the Spirit of God which unites them."
  • - Rev. Peter Marshall
    • Pastor, St. Jude Catholic Church
    • "The Christian life is one of ongoing conversion. Too often in our day the call for ongoing conversion is lost to married couples. Together in Holiness provides the opportunity to embrace the grace of this call for conversion to a greater and deeper love of one another in and through Christ. "
    • - Rev. C. Ryan McCarthy
      • Pastor, Holy Rosary Catholic Church




  • Early Bird Couple: $54 | Early Bird Individual: $35
    •      Early Bird pricing ends March 11.
    •      A light breakfast and a box lunch is included for each adult registrant.
  • Couple: $64 | Individual: $40
  • On-site Childcare (2-12 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, April 12. All refund requests made on or after April 13 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.


8:00 AM
  • Conference Check-In
8:30 AM
  • Mass and Marriage Blessing
  • Rev. Michael Prakasam
9:45 AM
  • Words of Welcome
10:00 - 11:00 AM
    • Called and Set Apart: Living the Call to Holiness in the Family 
    • Ryan Hanning, PhD
11:00 - 1:00 PM
  • Break for Prayer and Lunch
1:05 PM - 2:05 PM
    • Nurturing Vocations in the Home
    • Very Rev. Michael T. Keucher, VF
2:15 - 3:15 PM
    • The Eucharistic Mission of the Family
    • Ryan Hanning, PhD
3:15 - 3:30 PM
  • Closing Comments


Fellow, San Juan Diego Institute

Dr. Hanning is a Professor of Theology and Catholic Studies and is a founding Fellow of the San Juan Diego Institute which serves several Universities, non-profits and religious apostolates, and a Fellow of the Havard Institute for Virtuous Leadership Institute and the Institute of Catholic Theology. In addition to teaching and consulting, Ryan also serves as Asst. Editor at Hearth & Field a Christian Agrarian Journal and writes and speaks internationally on education, theology, ecological ethics and virtuous leadership. He is the co-author of The WillPower Advantage: Building Habits for Lasting Happiness, along with Tom Peterson, Founder of Catholics Come Home. Ryan currently homesteads in Tennessee with his beautiful wife Rebecca, and their ten well socialized homeschooled children.

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.

Associate Pastor, St. Jude Catholic Church

Rev. Michael Prakasam, AKA Fr. Prakash is a priest of the Diocese of Palayamkottai, India and is currently serving as the associate pastor at St. Jude Parish in the Archdiocese of Indianapolis.  He graduated from St. Meinard Seminary, Indiana, with the Master of Divinity and was ordained to the priesthood in India in 2020 on the Feast of St. Luke the Evangelist with the motto: To Be a Good Shepherd. He previously served as an associate pastor at St. Xavier’s Cathedral, Palayamkottai, for eight months and as the secretary to the Bishop of Palayamkottai for two years. He enjoys learning and teaching the faith in a special way and feels always loved by God.

Director of Vocations, Archdiocese of Indianapolis

Fr. Michael Keucher grew up at St. Charles Borromeo Parish in Bloomington, Indiana. His family and good priests and teachers nurtured the faith in him, and even as a young man he thought about being a priest. He was ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis on June 6, 2015. Fr. Keucher’s first priestly assignment was Parochial Vicar of Our Lady of the Greenwood Catholic Church in Greenwood, where he served from 2015 until 2017. In 2017, he moved to Shelbyville and began ministry at St. Joseph and St. Vincent de Paul Parishes. In 2018, he began teaching at Marian University and was at that same time appointed Dean of the Batesville Deanery. In November 2019, he began his role as Director of Vocations. He is now the Pastor of St. Joseph and St. Vincent de Paul Parishes in Shelbyville, Dean of the Batesville Deanery, and Director of Vocations for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis.



St. Jude Catholic Church

5353 McFarland Rd.
Indianapolis, IN 46227

For More Information:
Heather Grimes, Conference Coordinator
[email protected]





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