Handmaids of the Lord

The CFC Handmaids of the Lord (CFC HOLD) is a family ministry of Couples for Christ for women who are:
  • single mothers
  • widows
  • married women whose husbands are working another province/country, are not willing nor in participate in any religious affiliation
  • separated/ divorced women
  • single mature women
  • women prison


Women “the Holy Spirit, joyfully proclaiming the greatness and glory of God as Mary did, by living out her fiat: “I am the Handmaid of the Lord, may be done to me according to your word: in selfless and discipleship


The Handmaid of the Lord is a creation of God distinctly called to the mission of;
  • Personal transformation
  • Evangelization to bring her family and others, especially women, to a renewed life in the Lord and
  • Wholehearted service to bring glad tidings to the poor

Programs :

  • Global Evangelization
  • Through Christian Ute Programs which are world which are conducted regularly and continuously all over the Philippines and in many countries of the
  • Together with CFC, CFC HOLD brings Jesus Christ to people in the different countries of Asia. Africa, Oceania, Europe, Middle East, North America, South America and the Caribbean.”

Pastoral Formation:

This helps build the Church of the Home through Christian foundation teachings, retreats and conferences that nurture and deepen the Catholic faith:

  • Household prayer meetings and assemblies,
  • Handmaids Enrichment Retreats (HER) Retreat,
  • Special Retreats/ Teachings, Solo Parenting, Widows Retreat, Diamond Retreat, HOLD Migrants Retreat, Tribute to Mothers. etc.)
  • CFC HOLD International Conference – a 3-day conference that is attended annually by Handmaids from all over the world and which is replicated in the different regions of the Philippines and in other countries,
  • CFC HOLD Marian Conference, a half-day conference which is held annually in the different regions of the Philippines and other countries.

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