January theme: Family Beginnings

“In the beginning……” are the first words of our Bible. In the beginning before the world, the sun, moon, stars, animals, plants and humankind were created there was only God. But God had a passion to create, to share, to love and so every created thing came into...

February Theme: Love Gives Families Life

God, the creator, is a lover and it is God’s love that is life-giving, creating life continually, sustaining and renewing what has been created. Our task and gift as human beings and life-givers is co-creation with God in the conception, bearing and nurturing of...

March Theme: Family Rights, a Lenten focus

The right to life should be paramount. In some form is enshrined in most Constitutions, the UN Declaration of Human Rights and the Church’s Charter of Family Rights. All human life, as individuals, but particularly too as family units, is precious from the first...

April Theme including Holy Week and Easter : God is Family,

God, as Trinity is family and every human family, not only as individuals but as a unit, is an image of God and mirrors the relationship of the Trinity. St Francis in his Canticle to the Sun, praises God in these words: ”Most High, omnipotent good Lord, to thee be...

May Theme : Parents form Families

Whether it is a study of botany, biology, human physiology or spirituality the gift of co-creation with God, in nature, should be recognized as one of God’s greatest gifts. It is the male and female in many areas of nature, a man and woman, ideally through a...

June Theme : Children belong in Families

Birth, childhood and growth through adolescence are the most vibrant stages of life in all of creation, human, animal and plant. We understand that family relationships do exist in the animal kingdom. Vigorous growth and regrowth happen in phases that can often be...