" In faith and hope and love we act to bring our families
close to God "

Welcome to Christian Family Movement

WHAT IS CFM PHILIPPINES?

The Christian Family Movement (CFM) is an international movement of families called to witness to Christ, to be evangelized and to evangelize families and communities through its family and life programs. Established in 1956, CFM Philippines is the first and oldest family life organization in the Philippines. It is under the guidance of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) through the Episcopal Commission on the Family Life (ECFL) and Episcopal Commission on the Laity (ECL).

It is a member of the International Confederation of Christian Family Movements (ICCFM)

CFM is parish-based and participates fully, not only in family and life programs but in other activities of the parish/vicariate/diocese/area.

Membership is by family. The members are organized into units. Five to seven families and a chaplain or gabay in a parish form a unit with a unit leader couple. The units in a parish are headed by a parish chair-couple, vice chair, treasurer and secretary.

The CFM units in the parishes within a particular diocese are headed by a Diocesan Director-couple, vice chair, treasurer and secretary.

The various dioceses in the country are divided into ten areas headed by the Area Vice President, Assistant vice president, treasurer and secretary.

CFM Philippines is governed by a Board of Trustees with 13 members. The national officers are the president-couple, president-elect couple, treasurer-couple, secretary-couple, auditor-couple. It is under the spiritual direction by a national chaplain.

The members of the Board of Trustees and the national officers serve for a term of two years.

Mission

Our mission is to be evangelized and to evangelize families and communities through our family and life programs and advocacies.

Vision

We are a community of evangelized families witnessing to Christ, sanctified by the Spirit in building the Father's kingdom.

Advocacies

Accelerated Understanding of New Evangelization
Domestic Violence Against Women and Children
Solidarity in Transformation Philippines.



Events

One Love, One Family

I feel that my mission is about to begin – to make others love God as I love Him.” This quote from St. Therese of the Child Jesus welcomed me when I opened a random page in the 35th CFM Biennial Convention Souvenir Program, giving me the assurance of God’s abiding love and presence before I b...   
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Programs

Major Flagship Projects:
1. CFM-CYD (Child and Youth Development)
2. Spirituality of Stewardship (SOS)
3. Families of Overseas Filipinos(FOF)
4. Solo Parents and Single Professionals Development.

Our CFM Programs fall under two General Categories:
1. Formation
2. Ministry

In keeping with the CFM's mission of being evangelized and evangelizing, these two programs complement one another in the development of the person and in fulfilling his mission as a CFMer.

Social action projects

that usually result from the ACTION agreed upon by the unit in response to the specific life situati  
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Family Life Apostolate Programs (FLA)

which are directed towards various audiences and stakeholders aimed at improving the relationship be  
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Membership Development

An extensive, focused program of recruitment, formation and retention to ensure continued growth in   
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Family Evangelization Program

CFM Units use a Guidebook for continuing formation. A committee develops the guidebooks as well as b  
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Gabay Development

The presence and participation of a regular chaplain at meetings especially of the unit is essential  
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Family and Life

This is the first and basic program of CFM which takes care of all members of the family in various   
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Formation Programs

Made up primarily of the CFM unit meetings following the family evangelization guidebooks or its equ  
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Articles

BRINGING GOOD TIDINGS OF GREAT JOY THROUGH THE GIFT OF THE CFM FLA PROGRAMS

by Dexter and Jessica Yu

As an integral part of its mission to be evangelized and to evangelize families and communities, the Christian Family Movment of the Philippines cont...  
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The Joy of Renewal Through Stewardship

By Ben and Linda Famador

The joy of renewal through Stewardship clearly manifested way back during the CFM Board of Directors meeting on August 17, 2019. The joy to take up ag...  
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DEDICATION OF THE GRAND HALL OF NAZARETH HOME AS DOVES PANLASIGUI HALL

by Jorge and Josie Santamaria

On December 7, 2019, the Grand Hall of the 4 th floor of Nazareth Home was dedicated as the DOVES PANLASIGUI HALL in memory of Isidoro and Nieves Pan...  
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REFLECTIONS ON THE 35TH CFM NATIONAL CONVENTION

by CFM NAGA

The invitation to attend the CFM National Convention 2019 came from Kuya Ver & Ate Babes Arevalo, our Area VP couple in Bicol. My first response then ...  
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60th wedding anniversary of the Arguelles

by Josie Santamaria

Baging and Lin Arguelles who served as CFM National President-Couple in 2002-2003, celebrated their Diamond (60th) Wedding Anniversary on August 1, 20...  
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CFM COUPLES: DO YOU HAVE MARITAL BLISS?

by Josie Santamaria

The dictionary defines the word bliss as “complete happiness,” “paradise,” even “heaven.” Can there be marital bliss if a couple has been...  
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GOODBYE, LINA CORDOVA

by Inday Pronstroller

It was almost suddenly that past CFM National President, Rosalina “Lina” Cordova left us. If there were one good reason why she hesitated, it was ...  
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30 years of Young Adults Program

Melanie M. Dela Cruz

CFM’s Young Adults Program (YAP) is a weekend encounter designed to meet the spiritual needs and to share with single young adults ages 22 to 40 the...  
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Twin Talks, Twin Treats, and More...

Joey & Grace Marquez

For the CFM Formation Committee, the second half of 2019 was as busy as the first. On July 6, 2019, “Twin Talks” was unwittingly born. Twin Talks ...  
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A Make It With You Experience

Anna Liza M. Napoles

CFM Zambales had a series of Parent-Child Interaction and Tipanan ng Mag-asawa in Zambales and La Union in almost all Catholic Schools of the province...  
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Not Our Usual Sunday

Bugoy & Cathy Hagad

It has been a tradition in CFM Bacolod to gather as a community every first Sunday of the month with the celebration of the Holy Eucharist and Agape a...  
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Downloads

CFM Flagship Project

CFM Damayan

ABC of Diabetes

Teamwork Conflict Resolution

Sade Youth Camp 2018

CFM Orientation Video

CFM National March



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