Category: Rowland

Why Split Family from Laity?

Even well-balanced adult parents might have had some difficulty keeping afloat in the sea of reports emanating from the Synod on the Family. More Stories: No related posts.

Let’s Remember Mrs Daswa’s Story

While children, especially young ones, observe their parents’ relationships—this is what the Church describes as “remote marriage preparation”—it is probably not clear to them how a married couple can experience their relationship as their...

How Much do we Value Couples?

The theme of “Commitment to Marriage” was chosen for September but in fact the bishops’ Marriage Awareness Campaign already started on August 23 (Week 21). More Stories: No related posts.

Let’s talk about sexuality

Issues of sexuality have surfaced recently when in an Irish referendum the majority of the population approved same-sex unions and the US Supreme Court guaranteed same-sex marriage as a right throughout the union. In...

Committed to Grandparents

What a hectic family month June was, certainly for me. There were two birthdays, Father’s Day and the anniversary of my husband’s death. More Stories: No related posts.

What do the Youth Need?

Business people tell me that they don’t have time to read, they skim through communications related to their work. When it comes to home and family they often don’t have any energy left for...

The Freedom to Be

Every year around this time Marfam carries some message about freedom since on April 27 we South Africans celebrate Freedom Day. More Stories: No related posts.

Commitment to Love

Already one month into the new year and we meet our new underlying theme for the year. PicknPay uses a keyword, Inspired, ABSA Bank uses Prosper so couldnt we, as the Church or at...

Blame it on the taxis?

Travelling from Randburg to Pretoria in the early morning traffic can be a nightmare. Anyone listening to the traffic updates on the radio will hear almost daily about troubles on Malibongwe Drive. Traffic lights,...