Publications

MARFAM PUBLICATIONS 2019

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

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 R160,00 per annum for daily online THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY, weekly newsletter, online magazine, Family Liturgical Calendar and any special publications.

Current Resources for 2019 : 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 including quotations from Pope Francis.

LENTEN PROGRAMMES.See below.  THAT THAT MAY BE ONE. MARRIAGE AND THE PASCHAL MYSTERY.   STATIONS OF THE CROSS for Families, STATIONS OF THE CROSS for Widowed, STATIONS OF THE CROSS for Bereaved. 

FAMILY MATTERS. Two issues per year online magazine.  Various authors and a wide range of marriage and family related topics from a social, educational and inspirational perspective.

 

OTHER REFLECTION AND SHARING BOOKLETS

BOOKLETS for families or faith sharing groups on aspects of family life or liturgical seasons. Use SEE-JUDGE-ACT/PASTORAL CYCLE  approach. Cost R15. Bulk prices apply.

A FAMILY PRAYER BOOK. Guidelines and prayers for families and their needs. R10.

A FAMILY PRAYER BOOK. Guidelines and prayers for families and their needs. R10.

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

PRAY AS YOU GO Faith sharing on family prayer for Advent/Christmas or anytime.   R15

THAT THEY MAY BE ONE Faith sharing on religion and the family for Lent/Easter or any time   R15

MARRIAGE AND THE PASCHAL MYSTERY. Marriage, linked with Lent and Easter.   R15

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 R15,00 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 R15,00

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 R15

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 R20,00.  With faith-sharing supplement R25.

ONE FAITH TWO RELIGIONS Fr J Foley. For couples of two denominations. Cost R15

BECOMING WIDOWED – Toni Rowland. Reflections on the process of bereavement and adapting to this new life stage. Cost R20,00

CATHOLICS AND DIVORCE. Redemptorist publication setting out the Church’s teaching ,its position and pastoral response. Cost R20.

STATIONS OF THE CROSS FOR WIDOWED PEOPLE Toni Rowland. Brief reflections on the process of widowhood. Cost R10,00 in English, Zulu, Tswana, Afrikaans and Sesotho.

STATIONS OF THE CROSS FOR THE BEREAVED.  Toni Rowland. Brief reflections on the process of bereavement. Cost R15,00 in English and Sesotho.

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 R15,00

CHILDREN’S BOOKLETS

GOD’S PLAN OF LOVE, The Resurrection Story. A story and colouring booklet R10.

HAVE YOU MET MY FRIEND JESUS? Children’s activity booklet for Advent and Christmas. COST R10.00

HELLO MARY. Activity booklet for families with children age 5-8, a reflection on the Hail Mary. Read, colour and sing along. COST R10

OUR HERITAGE Activity booklet for children age 9-12 on the socio-cultural and spiritual backgrounds of South Africans. COST R15,00

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.

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

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.

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
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 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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