“PERSONAL reflection, personal discernment and prayer, these are the three things to help you recognize that you are a gift… (that) we are a gift from God for others,” said Most Rev. Gilbert Garcera, Chairman of Episcopal Commission on Family and Life (ECFL) and Archbishop of Lipa, during the launching of Family is a Gift (FIG) program held May 18, 2019 at the National Shrine of St. Padre Pio, Sto. Tomas, Batangas.
Communication can be a challenging part of any relationship. This is the topic discussed during the “Look Who’s Talking” Building Great Communication talk last March 2, 2019, at Vatican Hall of Mary the Queen Parish, Greenhills, San Juan.
February 9, 2019 – The Family Is a Gift is delighted to partner with Montessori Integrated School, Antipolo City once again for organizing a series of Parenting Seminars – this time, in understanding the basics of mental health condition.
On January 11, 2019, Family Is a Gift partnered with St. Francis of Assisi and Sta. Quiteria Parish in Caloocan to give the parishioners a session on the importance of conversation in the family. The event was attended by members of different organizations in the parish.
How will you recognize if a mental health illness is already present in your family and friends? To address the emerging concern of depression and suicide among young people today, St. Paul College Quezon City joined forces with Family Is a Gift in organizing an event to advocate the importance of mental health care among the students. This was held at the Sampaguita Hall in St. Paul College QC last November 20, 2018.
In an effort to teach the teens the value of waiting and true love, Family Is a Gift in partnership with Mary the Queen Parish, Singles for Christ and Youth for Christ conducted “A Love Like This,” an acoustic journey about what love really is, last November 17, 2018.
The Commission on Family and Life (CoFL) of Our Lady of Peace Parish in Paranaque partnered with Family Is a Gift in conducting their Family Day celebration last November 17, 2018.
Sto. Tomas de Villanueva Parish partnered with Family Is a Gift in their common pursuit of upholding the gift of family.
In the quest for what real love means, San Nicolas de Tolentino Parish collaborated with Family Is a Gift and Youth for Christ in conducting “Family Is a Gift Presents: A Love Like This” in San Nicolas de Tolentino Parish.
Montessori Integrated School in Antipolo continued its series of seminars in collaboration with Family Is a Gift through a session titled “Parenting the Digital Generations,” held last October 13, 2018.