Family Life Ministry (FLM)
Diocese of Leeds
Started in the 1990s by Fr John Nunan, and
led by Sr Anne Conway (deceased 2016) as
the first full time Coordinator,
Family Life Ministry in the Diocese of Leeds
has been a broad spectrum positive, proactive
peer ministry for all families.
Since 2013 Family Life Ministry has been staffed
by one person, one day a week (term time).
The current focus is on positive parenting support
via local trained parenting course facilitators.
(This website is now mostly archive material
and is only updated for current work and news)
Parenting Coordinator: Breda Theakston
- Parenting Courses
- Parenting Facilitator training
Mobile - 0776 17 15 101
Office 0113 261 8050 (usually Tuesdays)
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As I work one day a week, flexibly, there may be times when there is a delay in my response.
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For more about the courses we use go to www.familycaring.co.uk
Despite recent changes in provision this website will continue to share significant news items and updates
Marriage Preparation: This office no longer provides marriage preparation or marriage preparation presenter training. For all wedding and all marriage preparation enquiries please contact your parish priest
Marriage Care provides one day marriage preparation courses called 'Preparing Together'.
The Diocese of Leeds is a Full Member of FAMILIAS, the national Association for Catholic Diocesan Marriage and Family Life Ministry
Link to Synod on the Family
National Marriage and Family Life Website
Synod on the Family 2014
"The well-being of the individual person and of human and Christian society is intimately linked with the healthy condition of that community produced by marriage and family"
Gaudium et Spes 47