Sunday 17A. Feast St Joachim and Ann  Grandparents Day

Sunday 17A. Feast St Joachim and Ann Grandparents Day

July 26.      A GRANDPARENTS PRAYER.   Heavenly Father, I give you praise and thanks for the great gift of life you have given me.  With wonder and awe I acknowledge that through my life you granted life to my children and they in turn have become...
How our “isms” can and do affect our lives

How our “isms” can and do affect our lives

Two or three subjects that appear constantly on our socio-political agenda, even now, in the midst of the Covid-19 crisis, you will agree, are racism, sexism and alcoholism.   But, while these, and many others, could be considered negative – let’s say display...
MOVEMENT OF PRAYER OF GRANDPARENTS FOR GRANDCHILDREN

MOVEMENT OF PRAYER OF GRANDPARENTS FOR GRANDCHILDREN

MOVEMENT OF PRAYER OF GRANDPARENTS FOR THEIR GRANDCHILDREN  Introduction. I often come across grandparents who are seriously concerned about their grandchildren, young and also older young men and women. Of course the generation gap is bigger between them then parents...
Grandfather Nelson Mandela

Grandfather Nelson Mandela

Families Walk the talk?  No, Marfam didn’t borrow the title from the Biggest Walk, the MTN Walk The Talk with 702 happening in Gauteng this weekend. We also didn’t exactly borrow the title of Mandela’s “Long Walk to Freedom.” FAMILIES WALK THE TALK (the 2017 family...
Of roots and shoots! REFLECTIONS

Of roots and shoots! REFLECTIONS

Of roots and shoots!   REFLECTIONS FROM FAMILY FAITH FOCUS booklet July-September 2017.     July 15th.  Family roots.  In their own families the older people shared, “So many of our children these days emigrate to different countries to find a better life, to escape...