MARRIAGE/FAMILY LIFE

  1. VERY REV. FR. VINCENT UNDIE/ CHAIRMAN
  2. FR. IMMANUEL ANYANLIWHU
  3. FR. DAVID ISEIG
  4. FR. MATHEW ABANG
  5. FR. MATHIAS IKOGOR
  6. FR. SABASTINE EBU
  7. FR. JOHN IJAKPA/SECRETARY
  8. FR. FRANCIS OWAN
  9. FR. EMMANUEL EKABO
  10. REV. FR EDMUND AGBOR

 

MARRIAGE/FAMILY:  TERMS OF REFERENCE

Specific:

  1. Encourage the institution of Marriage through the reception of the Sacrament of Matrimony in Parishes and by adhering to Premarital course before Marriage
  2. Promote the World-Wide Marriage Encounter Movement, the Holy Family Movement and other key organizations that promote the sacred institution of Marriage
  3. In conjunction with other related Commissions, work with the Ogoja Diocesan Pastoral Council (ODPC) to ensure uniformity and regularity of Christian Marriages in all parishes and chaplaincies.

General:

  1. All members to meet atleast three times a year
  2. Guide couples and prospective partner on natural family planning and educate couples on marital pre-marital and parental responsibilities
  3. Organize workshopsto educate the faithful on family life issues including catholic sexual morality
  4. Draw up guidelines for marriage instructions, counsel couples in marital distress and other marriage related issues
  5. Reconcile broken families
  6. Undertake any other assignment that the bishop may entrust to it