Publications

MARFAM PUBLICATIONS 2019

MARFAM IS GOING DIGITAL!   THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY, WEEKLY NEWSLETTER online.  FAMILY MATTERS magazine to follow.   

Other low-cost family life print publications dealing with different aspects of a family’s life are a resource for families and educators. Most are directed at adults some for children of different ages. Bulk prices apply.

MARFAM SUBSCRIPTION/DONATION Donation/Subsciption from R200,00 per annum for daily online THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY, weekly newsletter, Family Liturgical Calendar and any special publications.

Current Resources : Bulk prices apply

2019 FAMILY YEAR PLANNER poster calendar.  theme “EVERY FAMILY MATTERS!”

THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY from a family perspective.  These are published daily on the website, facebook and twitter and emailed to subscribers.  For reflection and sharing they contain short daily reflections linked with the liturgical readings, Family Year Planner themes and include quotations from Pope Francis.

FAMILY MATTERS magazine is under review for the present. Two issues per year online magazine are planned.    Some Back copies from 1995 to 2018 are available.

Various authors and a wide range of marriage and family related topics from a social, educational and inspirational perspective.

REFLECTION AND SHARING BOOKLETS

A range of BOOKLETS for families, educators, faith sharing or prayer groups on aspects of family life or liturgical seasons. Many use the SEE-JUDGE-ACT/PASTORAL CYCLE  interactive approach for reflection, sharing and discussion.

A FAMILY PRAYER BOOK. Guidelines and prayers for families and their needs. R20.inc post

LITURGICAL SEASONS :   ADVENT AND CHRISTMAS 

JOY TO THE WORLD. Reflections for families linked with Advent and Christmas. R25 inc post   

PRAY AS YOU GO Faith sharing on family prayer for Advent/Christmas or anytime.   R25 inc post

LENT AND EASTER

THAT THEY MAY BE ONE Faith sharing on religion and the family for Lent/Easter or any time   R25 inc post

MARRIAGE AND THE PASCHAL MYSTERY. Marriage, linked with Lent and Easter.   R25 inc post

MOVEMENT OF CONTINUOUS PRAYER FOR MARRIAGE AND FAMILY LIFE. Praying the Rosary for different family needs. As a prayer chain it invites participants in a parish or group to sign up to pray for one hour on one day a month. COST R25,00  in post. bulk prices apply

PARENTING, A LABOUR OF LOVE – Six sessions for reflection and sharing on parenting in a Catholic context. For parents and prayer groups. COST R25,00  inc post

AIDS STRIKES AT THE HEART.  12 stories and poems for reflection and sharing on the effects of AIDS on family life with summary of Church teaching on sexuality and HIV/AIDS and SACBC Pastoral Statements. Cost R25 inc post

BECOMING MARRIED Chris and Toni Rowland Sharing of a lifetime of growing in understanding and acceptance of ourselves and each other. For couples and pre-marriage instruction, adolescent catechesis. COST R25,00. inc post  With faith-sharing supplement R30 inc post.

ONE FAITH TWO RELIGIONS Fr J Foley. For couples of two denominations. Cost R25 inc post

BECOMING WIDOWED – Toni Rowland. Reflections on the process of bereavement and adapting to this new life stage. Cost R25,00 inc post

CATHOLICS AND DIVORCE. Redemptorist publication setting out the Church’s teaching ,its position and pastoral response. Cost R25  inc post (no pic) .

STATIONS OF THE CROSS FOR WIDOWED PEOPLE Toni Rowland. Brief reflections on the process of widowhood. Cost R15,00 including post. in English, Zulu, Tswana, Afrikaans and Sesotho.  Bulk prices apply

 

 

 

 

 

STATIONS OF THE CROSS FOR THE BEREAVED.  Toni Rowland. Brief reflections on the process of bereavement. Cost R25,00 inc postage  in English and Sesotho.   Pic?

 

STATIONS OF THE CROSS FOR FAMILIES Toni Rowland
In English, Zulu, Sotho and Tswana, Afrikaans. R10,00 ea. Brief simple reflections linking the Passion events to everyday family life.

EVERY CHILD A NEW SMILE – Toni Rowland. Reflection and sharing for families, and groups on different aspects of family life. English, Afrikaans, Zulu or Sotho. COST R30,00  including postage.

CHILDREN’S BOOKLETS

GOD’S PLAN OF LOVE, The Resurrection Story. A story and colouring booklet R30   incl postage.

HAVE YOU MET MY FRIEND JESUS? Children’s activity booklet for Advent and Christmas. COST R30.00   inc postage   pic?

OUR HERITAGE Activity booklet for children age 9-12 on the socio-cultural and spiritual backgrounds of South Africans. COST R30 inc postage   pic?

SEXUALITY LESSON MATERIAL Toni Rowland. Lesson plans for catechists on sexuality and sexual development. A few lessons for lower grades more for Grades 5-7. Includes Church teaching and physical, moral psychological and spiritual development. Originally linked with the People of God lessons. COST R80 per bound set plus postage/courier

Leaflets on various topics, for discussion and faith sharing.  Emailed on request.                                                BEATITUDES FOR GRANDPARENTS.   BEATITUDES FOR FAMILIES.    Parenting, and more.

MORAL REGENERATION AND THE FAMILY
HIV/AIDS, THE CHURCH AND THE FAMILY
BECOMING A FAMILY-FRIENDLY PARISH
CARING FOR PARISH FAMILIES and more…..

FAMILY WEEKLY E-NEWSLETTER.  

Send name and email address to info@marfam.org to subscribe to weekly e-newsletter

SEARCH OUR WEBSITE FOR INFORMATION on family related topics

Visit Website www.marfam.org.za to search for more information and to download resources and articles.

PAMPHLETS FOR FAITH SHARING/ SMALL CHRISTIAN COMMUNITIES based on Pope John Paul’s document on family life, Familiaris Consortio.   Produced for the SACBC Family Life Desk 
FAMILIES BECOME WHAT YOU ARE ... R10.00
BUILDING THE FAMILY CHURCH           R10.00

 

MARFAM – Marriage and Family Life Renewal Ministry
Postal Address: P.O.Box 2881
Randburg
2125
South Africa
Email: info@marfam.org.za
Telephone: 011 462 7472
International: +27 11 462 7472
Fax:
 Cel:  +27 (0)82 552 1275

1 Comment

  1. Pilusa Thulare

    Hi, I need a book or document that outlines the mandate or church decrees that mandate the existence and regulations of Marriage and Family Life Ministry in the Catholic Church. I also want to know what role does Marriage and Family Life Ministry coodinators play in terms of teaching/Catechism to couples that intend to get married? Whare can I buy or access marfam publication in Pretoria/Ceturion and Kempton Park.

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