This half-day rally, Saturday, June 18 from 8:30am - 1pm is dedicated to providing opportunities for the entire family to strengthen their faith, nourish spirituality, and deepen theological understanding. Featuring Michael Hoffman as the keynote, the adult sessions include speakers Fr. Khoi Tran, Deacon Barry Sweeden, and Jeff Hedglen. Elementary through High School aged children will engage in meaningful activities centered around the Holy Family throughout the day. The nursery will be available for children 1-2 years of age. The cost is $5 per adult or $20 per family with Early Registration by April 24 and after April 24 the cost is $10 per adult or $30 per family with Regular Registration. In addition, you can order t-shirts for the event on the tickets page. The cost includes a continental breakfast and a lunch.
Michael Hoffman is a professional motivational speaker that knows how to engage a crowd who also lives out his Catholic faith with his wife and adult family. Michael and his family understand the importance of quality time and living their faith together and will open the morning for both the adult and 6-12th grade track focusing on the family as the Home Base.
Allie Moroney is an amazing youth speaker who comes from St. Elizabeth Ann Seton's parish in Keller. Allie plays for the UCA Soccer team and is actively living her Catholic faith in college. Allie will be leading the 6th-12th grade track and middle and high school students will not want to miss it!
Adults (spouses will go together) will have the option to select between attending 2 of the following 3 sessions. Here is information about the Adult Track speakers and their topics:
Deacon Barry Sweeden who attends and serves as our Deacon at Immaculate Conception is a husband, a father, and grandfather. Deacon Barry will be speaking about Praying and Service as a Family as well as Intentional Parenting.
Jeff Hedglen is the Director of Campus and Young Adult Ministry for the Diocese of Fort Worth. He has been married for 22 years to a German woman he met while on vacation in Europe, she’s his best souvenir ever! He says the secret to marriage is a twist on the wedding vows… it’s not “Till death do us part” but through death do we fall deeper in love. Jeff’s talk will focus on having a Holy Marriage.
Fr. Khoi is a priest for the Diocese of Fort Worth. He was ordained to the priesthood on the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul in 2013. He is now serving as Parochial Administrator of three parishes near the Wichita Falls area. Fr. Khoi will be speaking about Creating a Culture of Vocation in the Family.