Theology of the Family

The Pastoral Formation Institute is introducing another new course this year. Theology of the Family will commence on the 20th of January 2012. The second part of this course will concentrate on the module Family Ministry. This is a course that targets those who are either currently involved or who desire to become involved in their Parish family commission. With this course, one will learn to comprehend the sociological and psychological issues related to marriage and the family and this in line with the basic principles of Christian anthropology. The Theology of the Family Course will communicate to its students, the teachings of the Church on theological and moral issues pertinent to families. Students will learn how to respond to the basic queries which arise within Christian families in relation to their practical life of faith and belief. They will learn how to build and foster relationships that encourage the holistic development of persons and families.