No doubt, those who associate divorce with being progressive would laud our legislators who are currently raring to pass a divorce bill in Congress. With due respect to them, the CBCP begs them to make room for more reasoned debates on the issue.Read more
Download and circulate the revised CFM position paper against the Divorce Bill, which is gaining momentum in the lower house of Congress. The bill threatens the foundations of marriage and family in the Philippines. It must be stopped.Position Paper
Copy of the column of bro./Atty. Jose (Ping) Sison, “A Law Each Day Keeps Trouble Away”, in the Philippine Star, which discusses the alarming growing support for the Divorce Bill in the lower house of Congress.Read more
There are four House Bills (HB) that have been consolidated to come up with a divorce bill. This is being rail-roaded to be approved in the House Q1 of 2018. Are we ready for this?Read more
A historic moment happened last May 12, 2018 when the first ever Board of Directors meeting was held outside Metro Manila. The venue was the St. Jude Thaddeus parish in San Fernando, Pampanga, through the generosity of CFMers of San Fernando, Pampanga led by our Executive Vice-President-couple, bro. Boy & sis. Agnes Yambao, Southeast Luzon AVP, bro. Dong & sis. Nitz Martin and St. Jude Thaddeus parish chair-couple, Pampanga Archdiocesan Director-couple, bro. Gel & sis. Rose Layug, bro. Atoy & sis. Mina Bustos.[Read here]
CFM Cagayan de Oro latest Tipanan class 2017 in their last & final deepening session last Apr. 29, 2018. They will use the CFM guidebook, For Happier Families, in their unit meetings in time for their induction at the North Mindanao Area assembly on August 11, 2018.[Read here]
The CFM from the Diocese of Pasig had just well fulfilled its Annual Recollection from March 29 to 31 at Ynares Gymnasium, Kapitolyo, Pasig City. Through the theme “Journeying with Priest and Consecrated Persons in Answering God’s Call to Communion, Love and Service,” the guest speakers had conveyed the significance of Christ’s Passion in saving us from our sins. [Read here]
CFM in the archdiocese of Zamboanga is celebrating its emerald anniversary (55 years) on Sunday, May 20, 2018, at the Pastor Bonus Seminary in Tetuan, Zamboanga City. Its theme for the event is "CFM Zamboanga @ 55: Witnessing Family Life in the Archdiocese."[Read here]
The first of the celebrations to mark the 40th or Ruby anniversary of CFM Solo Parents kicked off last April 14, 2018. The event’s morning activity was the recollection given by Fr. Manuel “Manol” Montesclaro S.J. on the anniversary’s theme “Continuing our Journey Towards Wholeness.” [Read here]
Download the first quarter CFM Bulletin here: Is the Filipino family ready for divorce? Holy Week recollection in Pasig diocese. SADE through 40 years. Solo Parents also on its 40th year. What's up in CFM Capiz and CFM Zambales. Your current officers and committee chairs. First meeting of the board of directors. [Read here]
Once more the annual Holy Week recollection organized by the Christian Family Movement of the Diocese of Pasig is upon us. This event has been held in different venues for 40 plus years and the Ynares Sports Arena in Shaw Boulevard, Pasig City, has been the host for the past eight years. Admission is FREE. [Read more]
Preparations are afoot this year, 2018, for the Ruby Anniversary of CFM Solo Parents with thanksgiving Masses, Recollections, and Fellowships to be held in the different provinces of Central Luzon and the Visayas where the CFM solo parents are active.
[Read Manila schedule]
In a joint activity by the Commission on Family and Life Vicariate of San Fernando de Dilao and CFM Pandacan, CFM couples from Pandacan conducted the parenting seminar entitled 21st Century Learners and their 21st Century Parents that will serve as a kick off activity for 2018. [Read more]
The Ecclesiastical Province of Manila will hold the Laudato Si Conference on February 2 to 3, 2018, at the De La Salle University on Taft Avenue, Manila. The conference theme “Ugnayang-Buhay para kay Inang Kalikasan” refers to the kinship of all of God’s creation with Mother Earth. [Read more]
CFM was blessed with additional seven families from San Isidro Parochial School. Our thanks to their persistent and family oriented principal, Ms. Annie Guerrero for organizing the new servant families of God. They were inducted on October 8, 2017, at San Isidro Parish, Pasay City. [Read more]
Thanksgiving mass on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of SADE, officiated by Bishop Mylo Vergara (himself a SADER) and Msgr. Manny Gabriel, at Sta. Clara de Montefalco church in Pasig City. [Two photos]
The CFM Youth (Yappies & Saders) of the Archdiocese of Zamboanga has chosen the Pioneer Adult Homecare in Pasonanca, Zamboanga City, as the recipient of this year’s Christmas gift giving. [Read more]
CFM Solo Parents Encounter Team at Our Lady of Beautiful Love Parish, Merville Park Subdivision, last July 15–16, 2017
CFM-Zamboanga Solo Parents attended the ICCFM Seminar on Christian Servant Leadership facilitated by National President-Couple Jorge & Josie Santamaria held on Feb. 19, 2017 at St. Ignatius of Loyola Parish, Tetuan Zamboanga City.
The 1st Marilao SADE Weekend was conducted on May 19 to 21, 2017 at Illuminada Concepcion by Team Coordinator Benjamin Santos and team members from SADE Malolos. This weekend encounter was requested by Sis. Susan Torres, CFL St. Michael Parish, Marilao, Bulacan.
The 1st Summer SADE CAMP was conducted by CFM Youth leaders at the Immaculate Conception Elementary School, Zamboanga City on May 5 to 7, 2017.
The 1st YAP Team Training and Commissioning conducted on February 20 to 21, 2017.
Eight solo parents attended the Solo Parents Encounter at St. Jude Thaddeus Parish on May 6, 2017 with Rev. Fr. Deogracias Kerr S. Galang, parish priest and facilitators headed by Leony Maglaqui and Thelma Borbajo.
From Amoris Laetitia: “We know that the New Testament speaks of ‘churches that meet in homes.’ A family’s living space could turn into a domestic church, a setting for the Eucharist, the presence of Christ seated at its table.” [Read more]
We have so many things to ask for from our Lord and Saviour but, more so, we should be grateful for the many blessings and graces that we, our family, friends, and CFM have received and continue to receive from our Creator. [Read message]
We thank the Lord for blessing us in doing the work in His vineyard, the CFM, these past two years. It was He who gave us His mission to be stewards of CFM Philippines and He equipped us with His gifts of faith, time, talents and skills, and treasures. [Read more]
Radio Veritas Series on addressing the Digital Family. Are your kids and family members addicted to social media such as Facebook, Instagram, Tweeter among others? Social Media is now part of every family. Learn the issues, effects, and recommended solutions with resource guest speaker Julius Mallari. [View videos]<
Karol Wojtyla’s family was a devoutly Christian Family, whose members began their day with Holy Mass, prayed before every meal, and in the evening listened to the father read out passages from Scripture. [Read more]