Who We Are

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

In response to God’s word revealed through all generations, the members of NACFLM join together:

  • to offer support and professional enrichment for those who minister to and with families.
  • to be a voice and advocate for families and family ministry
  • to promote the development of family life ministry on all levels of the Church.
  • to foster a family perspective in Church and Society.

What We Do

The Association provides opportunities for:

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

NACFLM  includes in its membership diocesan and parish family life ministers, allied organizations, families, and individuals who are involved in a wide variety of ministry specializations:

  • Singles
  • Engaged Couples
  • Married Couples
  • Respect Life / NFP
  • Interchurch Ecumenical Marriage
  • Marriage and Family Enrichment
  • Marriage and Families in Crisis
  • Separated and Divorced
  • Widowed/Bereaved/Grieving
  • Older Adults
  • Parents
  • Culturally Diverse Families
  • Families with Special Needs
  • Family Spirituality
  • Leadership Couples and Families