CFC Statement of Philosophy
following embodies the beliefs and ideals of the Couples for Christ
(CFC) as a movement from which flows its Christian attitudes, values and
behavior, as well as its programs, teaching and approaches to Christian
renewal within the context of family relationships.
BELIEVE in marriage as an indissoluble institution as taught by our
Lord Jesus Christ (Mt 19:6). That God created marriage primarily for
love between man and woman, and for the procreation and proper
rearing of children.
BELIEVE that God created man and wife with equal personal worth and
dignity. That God ordained order in the family by giving the man the
role of the family and the woman as helpmate and support, which best
expresses their complementarily.
BELIEVE in the inalienable and irreplaceable right and
responsibility of parents to educate their children. That children
need to be educated in essential human and Christian values for them
to become responsible and mature members of society.
BELIEVE that the family in practicing the gospel message shares In
the life and mission of the Church -- through prayers,
evangelization and service to men. We uphold and defend the rights
of the family as proclaimed in the chapter on family rights (Familiaris
BELIEVE that Christian family renewal can best be achieved by
inviting Jesus to be the Lord of our homes and by allowing the power
of the Holy Spirit to lead our family lives and through the full use
of all charismatic gifts at our disposal.