Personal Initiatives: Club Forge

Angelo Directo with other dads, friends and volunteers have put together Club Forge. The initiative is an adventure and character-building club for boys in grades 3 through 5 and their dads. It aims to imbue the boys with a desire to be men of virtue and to give them some of the tools they need to reach that goal. It meets on the third Sunday of the month at 3 PM at Westcott Study Center in Houston.

Personal Initiatives: Helping Married Couples

Anna and Gerard Migeon are the founders of Natural Womanhood: an extensive online platform to introduce women and couples to natural family planning and comprehensive women's health in a non-religious and engaging way. It offers fact-based articles on the risks and side effects of hormonal birth control and the benefits of NFP. It also refers couples to sound resources, whether it's NFP training classes like Couple to Couple League, Billings, or Creighton, and to NaProTECHNOLOGY doctors if they struggle with infertility or other reproductive health dysfunctions. Natural Womanhood is a nonprofit 501c3. Since the launch, over 1.8 million individuals from all over the world have visited the website, and 1,000 readers visit it every day. Check it out at and contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., the founder and CEO if you have any questions.   

Helping Youth through Virtue and Technology

In his first day as Prelate Monsignor Ocariz referred to three current priorities for Opus Dei: youth, family, and people in need. Partly inspired but those priorities, VIRTECH (Virtue and Technology), based in Houston, has been in the works for a few months. VIRTECH has been established as an independent non-profit foundation dedicated to assisting disadvantaged youth to succeed in their lives through organized educational programs in character formation uniquely combined with the professional use of new technologies with individual attention and participation of parents and guardians. For more information check this presentation or contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Parenting With Purpose Lecture Series 2020-2021

Texas Family Enrichment is organizing a series of nine on-line lectures to help couples improve their parenting skills from the comfort of their home. For more information and to register, please visit their website