• FOR LIFE AND FAMILY

We are a national Catholic apostolate proclaiming the Good News about life and family through education and formation. We pursue our mission through our three hallmark initiatives:
  Click here to learn more about the work of the Foundation. 

REGISTRATION

Online registration is now closed, you can still attend and registration
will be available on-site tomorrow morning.
  • Couple: $15
  • Individual: $10
 Workshop includes Adoration, fellowship, discussion, and breakfast.

SCHEDULE

8:15 AM
  • Check-In Begins in the FLC
8:45 AM
  • Welcome & Opening Prayer
8: 50 AM
  • Mary Caprio - Thriving in the Marriage Covenant God Intended for You!                                                              
9:55 AM
  • Break (Adoration available in Adoration Chapel)
10:15 AM
  • Arland Nichols - A Love that Spreads the Gospel
11:15 AM
  • Closing Comments & Marriage Blessing
11:30 AM 
  • End (Confessions available at main church on Northpark)
 

Speakers

ARLAND K. NICHOLS, Ph.D. (cand.)
President, St. John Paul II Foundation

Arland K. Nichols, Ph.D. (cand.)  is president and founder of the St. John Paul II Foundation. After a decade of teaching and leadership at a Catholic college preparatory school and an international nonprofit, Arland launched the St. John Paul II Foundation in 2014. Early in his career he became a popular speaker and successful writer while he established the groundwork for the initiatives that would become the St. John Paul II Foundation. He is author, with Rev. John Leies of the forthcoming 4th edition of the Handbook on Critical Life Issues published by the National Catholic Bioethics Center. Arland earned a B.A. in philosophy from Texas A&M, an M.DIV. in Theology from University of St. Thomas, and is completing a Ph.D. in bioethics from Regina Apostolorum in Rome. With the generous support of his wife, Cindy, and their seven children, Arland is blessed to lead the St. John Paul II Foundation as it serves, educates, and supports medical professionals, married couples, and clergy.

Mary M. Caprio
Associate Fellow, St. John Paul II Foundation

Mary Caprio received a B.A. in nursing from the University of Texas Health Science Center and an M.A. in Nursing from Loyola University. She worked in clinical settings for over 20 years caring for persons with HIV/AIDS, disorders and trauma. She earned an M.A. in Theology from Franciscan University and M.T.S. from Pontifical John Paul II Institute on Marriage and Family with an emphasis in bioethics. Mary is adjunct faculty at University of St. Thomas in both the theology and nursing programs and is a Certified Fertility Care Practitioner for the Creighton Model System. Mary is the Pastoral Associate in charge of evangelization and administration at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, and is a great asset to the team as an Associate Fellow.

Martin N. Matulia
Director of Philanthropy

Martin Matulia is Director of Philanthropy at the St. John Paul II Foundation. Mr. Matulia comes to the St. John Paul II Foundation from St. Thomas High School in Houston, where he served sixteen years as the Director of Campus Ministry. He also recently served on the Board of Directors of Magnificat Houses, Inc. in Houston for five years, and served as the Chairman of the Board for two years. Martin has a Master of Politics from the University of Dallas, and a B.S. with Honors in Political Science from Radford University (Va.). Martin also spent one year with the Order of St. Augustine and studied Graduate Theology at the Washington Theological Union. Martin and his wife Melinda are celebrating 25 years of marriage, and have three sons.

Venue

St. Martha Catholic Church - Kingwood

3702 Woodland Hills Dr
Kingwood, TX 77339

For More Information:
Marty Matulia
832-971-9240
martin@forlifeandfamily.org

CONTACT US

  • PHONE

    832.779.1070

  • PHYSICAL ADDRESS

    7730 Westview
    Houston, TX 77055

  • MAILING ADDRESS

    P.O. Box 5927
    Katy, TX 77491

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