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 delighted to welcome the fourth annual Together in Holiness conference to the Diocese of Lake Charles. In this day of prayer and formation, married couples have the opportunity to form their households into a faithful school of virtue. They can lead their children, grandchildren, or friends to the authentic freedom that comes from living a moral life in Jesus Christ. I encourage all engaged and married couples to attend this conference to grow in their love for Christ and one another."
  • - Most Rev. Glen John ProvostBishop of Lake Charles




  • Early Bird Couple: $54 | Early Bird Individual: $35
    •      Early Bird pricing ends March 4.
    •      A box lunch and a light breakfast 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, March 29. All refund requests made on or after March 30 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.


8:15 AM
  • Conference Check-In
9:00 AM
  • Words of Welcome
9:15 - 10:15 AM
    • The Family: A School of Virtue
    • Danielle Bean
10:30 - 11:30 AM
    • Thriving, Not Just Surviving: Virtues of a Joyful Marriage
    • Katie and Tommy McGrady
    • Rev. Whitney G. Miller, PhD, LPC
11:45 - 12:45 PM
  • Mass and Marriage Blessing
  • Most Rev. Glen John Provost
12:45 - 2:30 PM
  • Break for Lunch and Prayer
2:45 - 3:45 PM
    • Overcoming Challenges to Living a Virtuous Life
    • Danielle Bean
3:45 - 4:00 PM
  • Closing Comments


Author, Speaker, and Podcaster

Danielle Bean, a wife and mother of eight, is creator and host of The Gist, a weekly Catholic women’s television talk show on CatholicTV and host of the Girlfriends podcast. Danielle is author of several books, including Momnipotent, You Are Enough, and most recent book, Whisper: Finding God in the Everyday. Danielle has a special heart for mothers, and she encourages women of all ages and stages of life to find humor in daily challenges and the joy God intends for every one of us. It is in her primary vocation to marriage and motherhood that Danielle finds the inspiration for all of her work.

Bishop of the Diocese of Lake Charles

Bishop Provost was ordained to the Episcopacy and installed as the Third Bishop of Lake Charles on Monday, April 23, 2007 in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. His Holiness, Pope Benedict XVI appointed him Bishop of Lake Charles on March 6, 2007. He was born August 9, 1949 to Cyrus and Sadie Marie Blanchet Provost in Lafayette. He received a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from St. Joseph Seminary College in St. Benedict, La., in 1971, studied at the North American College in Rome from 1971 to 1975, received a Sacrae Theologiae Baccaluareus, or Bachelor of Sacred Theology (STB) from St. Thomas University in Rome in 1974 and continued studies for his Licentiate in Sacred Theology at St. Thomas until 1975. He also earned a Master of Arts Degree in English Literature from the University of Louisiana-Lafayette in 1981. Continuing education includes work at L'Institute Catholique in Paris (1972) (French language); the University of London (1980) (Victorian language); Don Quichote Institute, Salmancia (1997) (Spanish language); Institute Santa Maria, Rome (1971) (Italian language) and Archaeological Study Tours to Syria, Jordan and Turkey. Bishop Provost was ordained to the priesthood for the Diocese of Lafayette by Pope Paul VI on June 29, 1975 in St Peter's Basilica in Rome. He served as an Associate Pastor at Our Lady Queen of Heaven in Lake Charles during the summer of 1975. He was Associate Pastor of St. Mary Magdalene in Abbeville, 1975-1983; Pastor of St. Leo in Roberts Cove, 1983-1985, Pastor of St. John Cathedral, 1985-1998, and Pastor of Our Lady of Fatima, 1998-March 6, 2007. He served as a Judge on the Diocese of Lafayette Tribunal, was a member of the Diocesan School Board, 1987-1996, Vice Chairman of the Council of Priests, 2005-2006; Chairman of the Council of Priests, 1989-1991, 2006-2007; Member of the Council of Priests, 2001-2007; Episcopal Vicar and Dean of the West Lafayette Deanery, a Diocesan Consultor, 1991-2007; and a board member of the Lafayette Catholic Service Center/Opelousas Housing Corporation, 1996-2000. Bishop Provost served as the Bishop's Liaison to the Legal Community and was an instructor in the Department of Theology for Church History, Aquinas Institute, Holy Cross College, Lafayette/New Orleans. He is a member of the Sons of the American Revolution, Atakapas Chapter; the National Chaplain's Committee for the Sons of the American Revolution; and a member of various equestrian and knightly orders. The Bishop, since childhood, has studied music, enjoys playing the piano, and served as house organist at the seminaries he attended.

Director, Diocesan Counseling Services

Whitney Miller is an ordained priest from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Lake Charles, Louisiana. He completed his Ph. D. studies in Pastoral Psychology from the Graduate Theological Foundation in May of 1996. In addition to these studies, Fr. Miller also has completed his Master’s work from Lesley College in Cambridge, MA. in the field of Expressive Therapies. Expressive Therapy incorporates the healing modalities from art therapy, psychodrama, music therapy and dance/movement therapy into the creative dynamics of the therapeutic alliance. Fr. Whitney’s theological training was done at St. John’s University of Collegeville, Minnesota, where he received the Master’s of Divinity degree. He holds a B. A. in Psychology from St. Joseph Seminary College in St. Benedict, La. In preparation for his Master’s work in Expressive Therapy and Ph. D. work in Pastoral Psychology, Fr. Miller completed internship practicuums at the Solomon Carter Fuller Mental Health Center of Boston. The Judge Baker Center of Boston Children’s Hospital, St. Michael’s Community of St. Louis, MO., and the Rockhaven Renewal Center of House Springs, MO. Fr. Miller is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Louisiana and serves as the Director of Diocesan Counseling Services with his office at St. Louis Catholic High School. He often travels throughout the country giving workshops, retreats and parish missions.

Hosts of Family Mass Prep on Hallow

Katie Prejean McGrady is a speaker, award-winning author, and host of The Katie McGrady Show on The Catholic Channel on Sirius XM. She hosts two podcasts: Ave Explores from Ave Maria Press and Like a Mother with Our Sunday Visitor. Tommy is a speaker, author, and the science department chair and biology teacher at Lake Charles College Prep. Together, they host Family Mass Prep, a fun and engaging podcast for families to listen to on the way to Sunday Mass, exclusively available on Hallow. They live in Lake Charles, LA, with their two daughters, Rose and Clare, and attend St. Margaret Catholic Church.



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