Who We Are

The National Association of Catholic Family Life Ministers (NACFLM) strives to implement a vision of marriage and family ministry encompassing the entire life cycle.

We, the members of NACFLM, join together to:

  • offer support and professional enrichment for those who minister to and with families.
  • foster a family perspective in Church and Society.
  • promote the development of marriage and family life ministry on all levels of Church.
  • respond to the practical needs of family life ministers.
  • collaborate with the hierarchy of the Catholic Church in family life ministry.
  • serve as an advocate for family in church and society.
  • collaborate with the USCCB Office for Laity, Marriage, Family Life and Youth, and other Catholic organizations and professionals whose missions include ministry with families.

What We Do

The Association provides opportunities for:

  • Education
  • Enrichment
  • Resourcing
  • Mutual Support
  • Networking
  • Advocacy
  • Partnership