NFP Classes

The study of Natural Family Planning (NFP) is required as part of the marriage preparation process provided by the Family Life Ministry of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. Couples are invited to attend an introductory class to learn more about NFP and the different methods and models available. The following classes are offered through the Family Life Ministry.

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  • Upon completion of the NFP course, participants will receive a Certificate for Assistance for the NFP method or model to give to the Family Life Minister at their parish to fulfill this marriage preparation requirement.
  • Couples are encouraged to go deeper into learning more about their preferred method.
  • At the moment all classes are offered online only. 

Available Classes for 2024

To see the dates and to register to the 2024 NFP classes please press this link:

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Want to learn more about NFP?

The Family Life Ministry is committed to providing individuals, couples, and parishes with support and resources to promote NFP. All couples are invited to attend the introductory formation program and encouraged to learn the methods of their preference in detail. You may contact the instructor for your method of choice for more information.

METHOD                      INSTRUCTOR                                      CONTACT INFO

Billings                         Ana Gabriela Schmude              | 832-606-9000

Billings                         Jessica Bromwell                           | 713-320-1674

Creighton                     Bayard Linbeck                          | 713-907-9177

Creighton                     Mary Caprio                                | 832-372-4633

Marquette                    Kate Thomas, BSN RN           

Marquette                    Rachel Interiano, RN BSN   281-932-6687

Sympto-Thermal    Deacon José & Hermelinda Macías  | 832-782-9352


If you have any questions about these or other programs, you may contact us at or 713-741-8710

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