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A very warm welcome to our Family Life resource page.

Click here for links to helpful resources supporting Family Life.

Keep up-to-date with developments in the Church around the country via the Bishops of England & Wales Marriage & Family Life Website.

Cath FamilyA  wonderful website dedicated to assisting families in making the home the living heart of the church. 

An Introduction - We would like to introduce you and your family to Home is a Holy Place. A resource pack designed to help families become more aware of how God is already present with them at home.

Mothers Prayers was formed to help those mothers who wished to pray together for their children and grandchildren and to find the support they needed.  

Youth and Young Adults take alook around the amazing Westminster Youth Ministry website. News, events, resources and much more for young Catholics.

Catholic Grandparents Groups. The Catholic Grandparents’ Association, parish grandparents' groups and Diocesan Marriage and Family Life Coordinators work together to support grandparents in passing on their faith in God to their grandchildren.

Catholic Grandparents Association Website

CGA Latest Newsletter

The NPI was set up in January 2012 by a group of parenting professionals and senior church leaders from all over the UK. The goal is to encourage parenting courses in every corner of our four nations and to make it easy for parents to access them. All courses offered on this website are open to parents or carers of any faith or of no faith.

The Wednesday Word sharing Sunday's Gospel with Parents and Families. The Wednesday Word is offered to you as a weekly, special 5 minutes Family Time together.

Care For The Family 

Care for the Family is a national charity which aims to promote strong family life and to help those who face family difficulties. 

Introducing Care for the Family
Read our online booklet for an introduction to the work of Care for the Family, and how you can get involved.

Please take a walk to  A Mission to Love  the Marriage and Family Life Vocations Pathway.

The Art of Dying Well Podcasts. The Art of Dying Well winner of the prestigious Jerusalem Award in the category of Digital Audio for its podcast series.

These monthly programmes aim to make death and dying something we can talk about openly without discomfort or fear. Each month we interview a guest on a key topic, engage in a little ‘death chatter’ before getting the 'View from the Chaplain’s chair’.

Restored Lives: Helping you recover from relationship breakdown.

Do you need help recovering from relationship breakdown? The Restored Lives course supports and empowers people to move forward from divorce and separation, or the breakdown of any serious relationship, to live a full life, free from past issues.
For details of a course near you please contact Marriage and Family Life. 020 7931 6064 family@rcdow.org.uk

Read and Reflect using Scripture. Read and reflect using Scripture to consider family situations in the Bible and how they relate to our own lives.

Catholics Experiencing Domestic Abuse

To visit the cedar website please click on the image  Helplines & Support Services 

In 2006 a small working group within the Marriage and Family Life Project (Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales) Office met to consider how best the spiritual and pastoral needs of families affected by mental illness could be better supported. Click here for Helplines & Support Services.

 

Family Group Movement 

Family Groups are parish friendship groups drawn from the Catholic community open to any parishioner irrespective of age or personal circumstances. Family Groups are made up of young, mature, single, widowed, married, separated and divorced parishioners who commit to spending time together once a month for low cost activities. The groups are linked by a common faith bond but are not exclusive to Catholics.

Click here for further information and resources to help you start your Family Group.

The “Humanum” Videos: Extraordinary Short Films on Marriage and the Family.

The Vatican held an international and interreligious colloquium on men, women, and marriage called “Humanum”. Over 350 participants, including representatives from 14 religious traditions and 23 countries, united to uphold the value of marriage.

As part of the conference, organizers released six extraordinary videos on marriage and the family. 

The videos, which are freely available on YouTube, would serve as tremendous resources for catechists and teachers. If you serve in marriage preparation, youth and young ministry, or any ministry concerning the family, relationships, or parenting, you should definitely consider using them.

The Catholic Truth Society

CTS publications reach people in all situations and walks of life, providing support for priests, teachers, parents and catechists to pass on the gift of faith to a new generation.

Marriage and Family Books