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Center for Family Ministries Foundation
Center for Family Ministries Foundation

    The Center for Family Ministries, under the auspices of the Loyola School of Theology at the Ateneo de Manila University offers two post-college programs designed for persons engaged or to be engaged in pastoral care of couples and families, such as lay workers and coordinators of family life apostolates, seminarians, priests, ministers and religious brothers and sisters.


The Center for Family Ministries, participating in the mission of the Society of Jesus, aims to empower the Filipino family become a community of love, justice and peace both in the home and in its social role and responsibility to the nation and to the world.

We pioneer in a psycho-spiritual approach for counseling services, growth seminars and academic training programs.

We believe in the one God of the one human race in cooperating with all men and women of goodwill in our service to humankind.


CEFAM focuses its direction on the multiplication of competence, the training of others like lay persons, clerices, pastors and religious, with the hope of reaching out to all agencies and non-government organizations.

CEFAM operates on two components of family ministry: counseling, the curative dimensions, and spirituality, the growth dimension, through direct services and training programs. The Center is value-oriented rather than simply technique or skill-oriented. In all the human relationships the Center helps to mend, heal and enrich through professional skills, it ultimately works for the human-divine values of love and justice that move toward peace.

Contact Information

Executive Director
Center for Family Ministries (CeFaM)
Spiritual Pastoral Center
Ateneo de Manila University Campus
Loyola Heights, Quezon City

Telefax: 426-4285
Telephone: 426-4289 up to 92

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