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Category: Rowland

Dealing with Loss

The month of November, which begins with All Souls’ Day, places a focus on caring for those who experience loss. So it is a good time to reflect on the topic of “lost and found”....

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: Cremation and the Church Our Christ-Centred Traditions at Christmas

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 call...

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: Cremation and the Church Our Christ-Centred Traditions at...

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 South...

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: Cremation and the Church Human Rights Day: Let’s Not Forget...

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 reflection,...

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: Cremation and the Church A Family Liturgical Cycle? Human Rights Day: Let’s...

Committing our focus on the family

Family-friendly, family-focused and family-centred. Are they all the same thing or is it just semantics to pose that question? More Stories: Cremation and the Church Our Christ-Centred Traditions at Christmas

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 least...