About the Family Life Center

The Family Life Center is dedicated to defending the faith, family life, and fatherhood throughout the world. Founded by Steve Wood in 1990 in response to Pope John Paul II’s exhortation that the future of the world and the Church passes through the family, the Family Life Center seeks to renew society by renewing strong, moral families. The Family Life Center provides resources geared toward deepening a family’s love and knowledge of their faith. The Family Life Center places a special focus on fatherhood and providing resources which aid fathers in fulfilling their vocation.

About St. Joseph’s Covenant Keepers

St. Joseph’s Covenant Keepers is an informal network of Christian men under the patronage of St. Joseph. The primary mission of St. Joseph’s Covenant Keepers is to help men live out their vocations as husbands and fathers. See what Church leaders are saying about St. Joseph’s Covenant Keepers – read more

About Steve Wood

Steve Wood has led youth, campus, and pro-life ministries. A graduate of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, he served as an Evangelical pastor for a decade before his entire family converted to Catholicism in 1990. Responding to a challenge from Pope John Paul II to strengthen families, he founded the Family Life Center International in 1992. Steve is the host of Faith and Family Radio, a weekly radio program covering relevant topics to the Catholic faith and family life issues. He is the author of several books included Christian Fatherhood, Legacy, The ABC’s of Choosing a Good Husband and The ABC’s of Choosing a Good Wife. Steve is also the founder of St. Joseph’s Covenant Keepers, a men’s movement that seeks to transform society through the transformation of fathers and families. In 2007, Pope Benedict XVI awarded Steve the “For the Church and for the Pope” (Pro Ecclesia Et Pontifice) medal, an award given for distinguished service to the church, in recognition for his work with St. Joseph’s Covenant Keepers. Steve and his wife Karen have been married for 36 years and are the parents of eight children and the grandparents of eight grandchildren.