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Together in Holiness

Diocese of Tulsa, Oklahoma

February 17, 2018

11:00AM - 6:00PM
*Vigil Mass beginning at 5:00PM
St. Anne Catholic Church

 

About

Together in Holiness is a marriage conference series for dioceses that inspires couples to grow together in holiness and empowers parents to form their children in the Catholic faith.

At the "Together in Holiness" conference, spouses receive motivating insights and practical guidance for embracing a vibrant spiritual life in 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!


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Dear friends in Christ,

It is with both great joy and holy urgency that I invite all spouses in the Diocese of Tulsa and Eastern Oklahoma to attend the Together in Holiness conference on February 17th. The holy vocation of marriage is a treasure chest of grace and the foundation for a flourishing human society. I pray that you will participate in this conference to further unpack the treasures of your marriage and learn to bring Christ to the world through your marriage. I hope to see you there.

Most Rev. David A. Konderla
Bishop of Tulsa


 
 

Together in Holiness is an initiative of the St. John Paul II Foundation.

 

Who should attend

Catholic married and engaged couples throughout Tulsa who desire to grow together in holiness and learn to form their children in the Catholic faith.

When

Saturday, February 17, 2018
11:00am to 6:00pm

Where

St. Anne Catholic Church
301 South 9th Street
Broken Arrow, OK 74012

Registration

*Early bird pricing only available until January 13.
Early Bird Couple: $49
Early Bird Individual: $29
Childcare (2yrs-12yrs): $5/child
Scholarships for couples or individuals are available.
Please email aubrie@forlifeandfamily.org for scholarship inquiries. 

A box lunch is included for each adult registrant. Parents are responsible for packing a lunch for their child(ren) who are in childcare.

*General pricing begins on January 14. 
Couple: $59
Individual: $35

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EXHIBITORS
Ministry Registration: $85 (includes registration for 2 people & 1 table)
Vendor Registration: $150 (includes registration for 2 people & up to 3 tables)

*Pre-approval for exhibitor booths is required. Please email aubrie@forlifeandfamily.org for more information.

Schedule

10:00AM

CHECK-IN BEGINS

  • Childcare Check-In
  • Sacrament of Reconciliation - 10:00 – 11:00 am
  • Exhibitor Booths - available throughout conference

11:00AM

WORDS OF WELCOME

  • Stephen Phelan, Vice President of Family Initiatives, St. John Paul II Foundation

    11:15AM

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    “Prayer as the Foundation of the Domestic Church”

    Very Rev. Elkin González, V.G., Vicar General of the Diocese of Tulsa

    Tapping into the deep well of Catholic spirituality and mysticism, Father Elkin will present both great examples of types of prayer and the fruits thereof, as well as practical ways that married couples can integrate prayer into the life of their family. No matter where a couple is in their spiritual life, there is always a way to start and to grow a vibrant and joyful prayer life that will bless the entire family, and those around them.

    12:30PM

    BREAK FOR LUNCH AND PRAYER

    • Sacrament of Reconciliation (1:00-2:00 pm)

    • Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament (1:00-2:00 pm)

    • Benediction (1:45 pm)

    • Exhibitor Booths - available throughout conference

    2:00Pm

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    “How to Nourish Love in the Family”

    Arland K. Nichols, President, St. John Paul II Foundation

    “Thank you”, “I’m sorry”, “Excuse me” – Pope Francis has said these three statements are essential for marriage and family life. Gratitude is a foundation for love in family life, reconciliation heals family relationships when we inevitably fall short of love, and service becomes love in action. Arland Nicholas will draw from the wisdom of our Holy Fathers, past and present, as he teaches us how to nourish love in the family.

    3:00Pm

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    “More Love in Your Marriage”

    Danielle Bean, Publisher, Catholic Digest

    This talk walks us through some important guidelines for nurturing a deeply committed and loving relationship with your spouse, through all stages of marriage. With a focus on practical support and encouragement, we take on specific challenges (large family stresses, infertility, unemployment, family illness and special needs) with advice for nurturing your spousal relationship, protecting your marriage, and thriving in the face of challenge.

    4:00pm

    CONCLUDING COMMENTS AND SENDING FORTH

    5:00PM

    MASS

    • Celebrant and Homilist: Most Rev. David Konderla, Bishop of Tulsa
    • Marriage Blessing during Mass

    Speakers

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    Most Rev. David A. Konderla Bishop of Tulsa

    Celebrant and Homilist

     

     

     

    Danielle Bean
    Publisher, Catholic Digest

    “More Love in Your Marriage"

    Fr. Elkin González
    Vicar General, Diocese of Tulsa

    “Prayer as the Foundation of the Domestic Church”

     

    Arland K. Nichols
    President, St. John Paul II Foundation

    “How to Nourish Love in the Family"

    Venue

    Together in Holiness is being hosted by St. Anne Catholic Church, 301 South 9th Street, Broken Arrow, OK 74012

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

    If you are interested in sponsoring Together in Holiness 2018, please contact Aubrie Miller at aubrie@forlifeandfamily.org.

    Online Registration