The Family Institute of Washington 

Strengthening families and promoting virtue education.

The Family Institute of Washington was incorporated with the mission of assisting parents in the Washington, DC metro area who are committed to the character education of their children.


We seek to address the needs of parents and teachers in forming the character of children, providing a roadmap for raising strong young adults,  thereby fostering united and happy family life. 


We hope to bring the best of what is already available on parenting and character formation from myriad sources.  We intend to do this in a user-friendly way to make it easier for parents to know how to live family life well and to have greater knowledge and support in raising their children to be virtuous Christian adults.


We sponsor marriage and family conferences, plus our website offers reading materials on marriage and family, resources for virtue education, parent discussion groups, marriage counseling and family support services. .

To view the flyer for our upcoming "Parenting with Purpose" Conference on March 7, click here. 

Given the recent setback for true marriage in our country, we attach some audio and video recordings of excellent presentations on the state of our marriage culture and how to move forward to rebuild it:

Mary Eberstadt, video of her talk on "Rebuilding the Home and Family":

Maggie Gallagher: video presentation on rebuilding the marriage culture  

 Damen Owens,  on the Theology of the Body, a talk on the sacredness of conjugal love

 "Sexual Integrity and the Campus Culture" - lectures for parents of teenagers by Ryan Anderson and Caitlin La Ruffa of the Love and Fidelity Network:

 For audio recordings of talks by Alvaro de Vicente and Michael Moynihan at our recent Fatherhood Conference, click here:!AvHKta8kbMbDoTFHZ7K2ypEA6pIM!AvHKta8kbMbDoU1R4dq_3oXZmxUI

Daryl Glick, president

Pat Fagan, vice-president

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