Apostolate for Family Consecration
Apostolate for Family Consecration (also known as “The Apostolate”)
is an international association ministering to the family. Founded in 1975
by Mr. Jerry Coniker and his late wife, Gwen,
The Apostolate’s primary focus is to consecrate families in the
Truth using the modern means of social communications according to the
Eucharistic, Marian and family-centered spirituality of Pope John Paul II.
of 13 and grandparents of 54, the Coniker’s have dedicated their life
and family to The Apostolate and continue to receive the support of
Pope John Paul II and many bishops, priests and lay movements worldwide.
Corps”, consecrated celibate men and women who dedicate their
lives to serve families, currently represent the majority of the members
who attend to the day- to-day operations of running the 24 hour Familyland
Television Network, the 950-acre Catholic Familyland and mission centers
in the Mexico and the Philippines. The vast majority of The Apostolate members are
couples who volunteer their time to implement the Apostolate for Family
Consecration’s Lay Ecclesial Teams’ (LETs) programs in their parishes
the Apostolate for Family Consecration has mission centers operating in
the United States,
and the Philippines. Its programs are also being used in Africa and India.
Its inter-related ministries include Lay
Ecclesial Teams, Be
Not Afraid Family Hours, Familyland
Television Network, Catholic
Familyland, and the Consecration
in Truth Catechetical Series.