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.

The Association provides opportunities for:

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