The Diocesan Office for Marriage and Family Life
Marriage and family Life forms part of the Prophet Vicariate and serves the Bishop in promoting Marriage and Family Life (MFL) ministry in the Diocese, and encouraging development of the MFL ministry in parishes and pastoral areas.
our main responsibilities
The three main areas where we provide guidance and signpost resources for Clergy, parishes and pastoral area MFL teams are:
- Marriage Preparation
- Living The Vocation
- Family Life Resources
The World Meeting of Families
Every three years since 1994, the Roman Catholic Church has gathered together. The next gatheirng will take place in Rome in the summer of 2022. Pope Francis has asked for each diocese to celebrate this festival at home.
In the mean time, please join us in the prayer for the World Meeting of Families.
Who We Are
Our Contact details
Mrs Sam Canning – Chair of the MFL Commission/Co-ordinator
Eamonn and Paula McMorrow – Marriage & Family Mass Co-oordinators
Lewis Canning – Secretary
Deacon Mick O’Leary
Nigel Stokes – Smart Loving
Rose Stokes – Smart Loving