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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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