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Together In Holiness

Diocese of Wichita

September 10, 2016

About | Schedule | Speakers | Venue | Registration

 
"I am pleased to welcome the Together in Holiness marriage initiative into our diocese. My hope is that spouses from across the diocese will be blessed, encouraged and strengthened in their noble vocation by participating in this event."

Most Reverend Carl A. Kemme, Bishop of Wichita

ABOUT TOGETHER IN HOLINESS

"TOGETHER IN HOLINESS" IS A MARRIAGE CONFERENCE SERIES THAT INSPIRES CATHOLIC SPOUSES TO GROW TOGETHER IN HOLINESS AND EMPOWERS PARENTS TO FORM THEIR CHILDREN IN THE CATHOLIC FAITH

Spouses receive motivating insights and practical guidance for living God's plan for their marriage and family. Come and treat yourselves to this day of inspiring presentations, prayerful reflection and conversation with the one you love. You and your spouse deserve this!

YOU AND YOUR SPOUSE DESERVE THIS!

 

Together in Holiness is an initiative of the St. John Paul II Foundation and is being co-presented with the Catholic Diocese of Wichita as part of the Faith and Family Festival.

 
 
 

Who should attend?

Catholic couples throughout the diocese who desire to grow together in holiness and learn to form their children in the Catholic faith. Engaged couples and individuals are welcome.

When?

September 10, 2016
9:00am - 3:45pm

Where?

The Diocese of Wichita
St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church
11000 Southwest Blvd
Wichita, Kansas 67215

Registration Fee

Couples registration: $50
Individual registration: $30
Childcare registration (2-12 yrs): Free, space is limited. Pre-registration required.

Ministry registration: $75 (includes registration for 2 people & 1 table) 
Vendor registration: $150 (includes registration for 2 people & up to 3 tables)  

Lunch is included for registered adults and children.

SCHEDULE

TOGETHER IN HOLINESS CONFERENCE

Together in Holiness is the adult program being offered as part of the Faith and Family Festival.

Saturday, September 10, 2016

8:00 AM

Conference Check-In

  • Participants Check-In
  • Childcare Check-In
  • Children's Program Check-In
  • Reconciliation available (8:00 am- 8:45 am)

9:00 AM

Holy Mass (Church)
Celebrant and Homilist: Most. Rev. Carl A. Kemme, Bishop of Wichita

Children attend Mass with their parents

Break for Childcare and Children's Program Drop-off

10:00 AM 

10:30 AM

Welcoming comments

Emcees: Rob and Charisse Tierney

10:45 AM

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"Families, Become Who You Are: Embracing God's Plan for Your Family"
Joshua Bitting, Director, Office of Faith Formation

Lunch and Prayer: (lunch for adults is included with registration)

  • Sacrament of Reconciliation (available 11:45 am - 1:00 pm)
  • Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament for Eucharistic Adoration (from 12-1pm)
  • Ministry and Vendor Tables Available

11:45 AM - 1:15 pm

1:15 PM

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"Learning to Pray Together as Spouses: Three Simple Steps"
Chris Stravitsch, Vice President, St. John Paul II Foundation

2:15 PM

"Marriage and Family: The Heart of Love and Mercy" 
Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers, Catholic speaker; Featured at the World Meeting of Families

3:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Concluding Comments and Closing Prayer

Post-Conference games and activities for families

  • Ministry and Vendor tables available

3:45 PM - 5:00 pm

SPEAKERS

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Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers
Dynamic Catholic Speaker

Joshua Bitting
Director, Office of Faith Formation

Chris Stravitsch
Vice President, St. John Paul II Foundation

 

Most. Rev. Carl A. Kemme
Bishop of Wichita

VENUE

Together in Holiness is being hosted by St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Parish in Altamonte Springs, FL.
 

Together in Holiness is being generously hosted by St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church in Wichita, Kansas. 

"At St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church we strive to encounter the face of Jesus Christ on our heavenly journey through prayer, education, the Eucharist, and discipleship. As you participate in this marriage conference, we pray that you too will encounter the face of Jesus, who is the face of mercy. We are happy to host this event and we welcome you to our parish home!"
Father Bernard X. Gorges, Pastor

Online Registration


Youth Program Information

For more about the Children's Program contact the Office of Faith Formation. off@CatholicDioceseofWichita.org |  (316)-269-3940 

To register your high school student for LEAD visit: http://catholicdioceseofwichita.org/faith-lead/lead