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CFM supports VP Leni Robredo as Co-Chair, ICAD

The Christian Family Movement (CFM), a national organization that promotes and protects the sanctity of marriage, family and Christian faith among families in the country and abroad, with chapters and units in many dioceses and parishes nationwide, supports the decision of Vice President Leni Robredo in accepting the challenge and offer of President Duterte to be the Co-Chair of the Inter-agency Committee on Anti-illegal Drugs (ICAD).

While some people think that it could be a trap for the Vice President to fail and become a scapegoat, we in CFM believe that it is a wonderful opportunity to help in stopping the unlawful operations or extra judicial killings being perpetrated by some elements against hapless drug suspects. It could also be a chance to enforce the strict observance of the rule of law in the conduct of the campaign against illegal drugs in the country. Her presence in the council could also create a favorable occasion to bring to justice those involved in illegal operations or extra judicial killings. For these and many other good possibilities that her entry in the ICAD may yield, we offer our prayers and support. We implore all the CFM chapters, units, and members nationwide to pray for VP Robredo, and support her in their respective areas.

Christian Family Movement of the Philippines November 8, 2019


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.


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


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


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


CFM Pasig Diocese Holds its 60th Three-Day Holy Week Recollection

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Carrying on with the cherished and family-anticipated tradition, the Christian Family Movement of the Pasig Diocese, held it 60th three-day Holy Week Recollection last April 18 to 20, 2019 at the Ynares Sports Arena, Pasig City. The Recollection started in Makati in 1959 as a Lenten retreat for mem...   
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Bai! Kuyog ta sa - National Youth Day 2019

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The National Youth Day for 2019 was organized by the CBCP Episcopal Commission on Youth in coordination with the Archdiocese of Cebu.  It was held last April 23-28, 2019 in Cebu City, where the most of the venues and activities were.  There were 42 CFM Youth delegates to the said event coming from...   
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Marriage Encounter @ Diocese of Malolos

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ORIENTATION AND FIRST BIBLIARASAL OF MARRIAGE ENCOUNTER CLASS 45 (St. Augustine Baliwag) which was held last May 26, 2019 at the residence of their coordinator Tito Ronald and Tita Lucy Ramos....   
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St. Augustine Parish – Baliwag

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MARRIAGE ENCOUNTER WEEKEND SEMINAR held last April 05 – 07, 2019 in Bukal ng Buhay Retreat House Malamig, Bustos, Bulacan. Participated by 8 couples. With Rev. Fr. Gerry Juarez as team priest; Tito Che and Tita Tita as Admin Couple, Auxis and officers of St. Augustine Parish....   
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OUTREACH PROGRAM @ Diocese of Malolos

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Outreach Program by giving solo parents seminar to 4 parishes of Valenzuela City (San Isidro Labrador, Fatima Parish, Holy Family – Karuhatan and Holy Cruz Gen. T. – Karuhatan). It was held last March 17, 2019 in National Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima, Valenzuela and facilitated by Tito Che a...   
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Twenty three (23) CFM Youth of Zamboanga participated in the National Youth Day last April 23 to 29, 2019 in Cebu City. A send-off Mass was officiated by Rev.Fr. Froilan S. Penuela, CFM Youth Spiritual Director and newly appointed Parish Priest of Divine Mercy Parish, DivisoriaZamboanga City. In ...   
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Walk for Life 2019

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This year’s Walk for Life event in Metro Manila was held at the Quezon City Circle on February 16, 2019. Most of the CFM participants, numbering 120, came from the Dioceses of Cubao, Pasig and Manila. This is the 3rd time that CFM joined in this yearly “walk” jointly organized by the CBCP Epi...   
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On Wednesday, June 5, 2019, the people of God from all walks of life gathered at the Cathedral of St. Francis Xavier in Kabankalan City to pay our last respects to Msgr. Victorino A. Rivas. Family, relatives and friends, clergy and lay from the different towns and cities of Negros Occidental and ev...   
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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  

Family Life Apostolate Programs (FLA)

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

Membership Development

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

Family Evangelization Program

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

Gabay Development

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

Family and Life

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

Formation Programs

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


Cana 101 Conference 2019

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The Christian Family Movement, represented by Dexter and Jessica Yu, the CFM National Chair-Couple for Family and Life Apostolate, attended the CBCP-E...  

Marriage Encounter Batch 2019-01

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Congratulations to the 4 couple graduates, (Mauricio Jr. & Reena Franco, Mathi & Luchie Fernando, Calixto & Merlita Catig and Ronnie &...  

CFM “revisited” Naga City with Self-Encounter Weekend

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CFM’s plan to revisit and revive CFM in Bicol particularly in Naga came into fruition with the help and support of Fr. Pat Villasanta, parish pries...  

Induction of Unit 12 at Our Lady of the Poor Parish, Taguig

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Another Unit was added to Our Lady of the Poor Parish, Diocese of Pasig with the induction of Unit 12 on June 9, Sunday. The new CFM members are: Hen...  


JM Elnas from CFM Youth Zamboanga, SADE Batch 35 Share on Facebook

Nangangamba, natatakot, naiinis at nagagalit. Lahatngtao ay nagbabago. Perokailankabamatututo? Sino baako?Anobaangginagawako. May magagawa pa baak...  


Sade Youth Camp 2018

CFM Orientation Video

CFM National March


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