Grandparents concerns

Grandparents concerns

For the Introduction to July reflections visit http://www.marfam.org.za/home July 1.   Evelina warmly welcomed the members to the new grandparents’ facebook group and started the session, sending out their first message.  “This is a heavy one for the beginning...
June 16. Youth Day South Africa

June 16. Youth Day South Africa

June 16.  The catechist posed a very difficult question to the young people.  “This day is a holiday in South Africa now but it was no holiday more than 40 years ago when the student uprising in Soweto in 1976 took place. The political struggle against apartheid was...
Parent youth partnerships matter

Parent youth partnerships matter

It was quite strange, but it was after their parents had decided to go through some on-line parenting sessions that things had begun to change at home.  It seemed as if they all felt more accepted and that even small gifts and talents were appreciated.  Michael and...
Pentecost Family Activity

Pentecost Family Activity

See a PENTECOST FAMILY ACTIVITY that can be done at home.  Pentecost Sunday is also the last day of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity which is something very relevant to many families. Pentecost family activity  
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity Day 4. Trust

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity Day 4. Trust

Trust: Do not be afraid, believe.  Acts 27:23-26. “For the last night there stood by me an angel of the God to whom I belong and whom I worship, and he said, ‘Do not be afraid, Paul; you must stand before the emperor; and God has granted safety to all those who are...
True Witness is selfless

True Witness is selfless

April 22 is EARTH DAY. Commemorate and celebrate. Busi picked up the sharing from the day before.  “You can see that not everyone thought like those followers did, willing to give up everything. What intrigues me is that the Jewish leaders were jealous of those people...