Family Commission

Commission for Family, Laity and SCC endeavors to address all the family related needs, and enable families to grow more spiritually. The principal activity of the Commission for Family, Laity and SCC is to strengthen the families amidst many difficulties of present world.

VISION :- "To Build Christ centered Homes."

MISSION :- "Promoting understanding and harmony among family members, empowering them to become living sanctuaries of the Gospel values, motivating them to be agents of transformation for Church and society and, engaging them to be open to culture of life."

AIM :- To evangelize, re-evangelize family in order to empower it to become an agent of evangelization.


  • To establish/strengthen SCC at different levels diocese (such as parish) in order to enable the family to live according to the Word.
  • To promote and support Marriage preparation and Marriage Enrichment Programmes
  • To emphasize Pro-Life issues.
  • To enhance Laity to be familiar with the Bible.
  • To strengthen the grass-roots level lay leadership.
  • To Increase of unity, sense of belonging and joyfulness.

OUR ACTIVITIES :- For the Last two years Commission for family, Laity and SCC under the chairmanship of Most Rev. Leo Cornelio, Most Rev. Mathew V.C. VG the coordinator and our Core - team members Sr. Shalini CMC, Mr. Joseph Chacko and Mr. Varghees Chacko is striving very hard to materialize the above said vision statements. SCC One of the significant insights of the Second Vatican Council is the Church as communion on community. The document of the Second Vatican Council on the Word of God, DEI VERBUM and Pope Benedict's apostolic exhortation on the Word of the Lord, VERBUM DOMINI have all underlined the supreme importance of the Word of God in the life and mission of the Church. The Small Christian Communities inspire the faithful to personalize and appropriate the Word of God and to act according to it in personal lives and in the community and society as well. The word of God is at the centre of the small communities. Realizing the importance of SCC in the life of Christian Community we the core- team visited more than 20 parishes for the last two years conducting seminars on SCC also giving brief summary on "Amoris Laititiea" Amoris Laetitia The post synodal Apostolic Exhortation of Pope Francis which is specifically for the family couples entitled 'Amoris Laetitiea', or The Joy of Love, affirms the Church's teaching that stable families are the building blocks of a healthy society and a place where children learn to love, respect and interact with others. Responding to the clerical call of Pope Francis to strengthen the family unite we have conducted few seminars for the ministers of family apostolate.

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