There’s one story I’ve been rewriting every year for a decade now. It’s a story where the facts don’t change, circumstances and characters remain the same, but the grand narrative takes on a different perspective every time. It’s the story of my life, and I invite you to begin yours too. Why invest all that time toContinue reading “The One Story to Rewrite Every Year”
Author Archives: Joyce Gan
I Dos and I Dids: A Better Response to Marriage Matters
Married life is anything but a breeze. Most days, it isn’t the “happily ever after” lived out but a negotiation between love felt, love shared and love expressed… or not at all on some days. Maybe this is why Marriage is a vocation and a sacrament, a daily exercise of choice to realize God. HereContinue reading “I Dos and I Dids: A Better Response to Marriage Matters”
10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Landings
Landings is not a ministry for “lapsed” Catholics. Surprise! By definition, “lapsed” in this situation refers to someone who is no longer following the rules and practices of a religion or doctrine, or a non-practising Catholic – and nobody can force a non-practising Catholic to, well, practise.Who we reach out to are those who alreadyContinue reading “10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Landings”
Partners in Accountability – A Lenten Exercise
SOME MAY KNOW it as fraternal correction, or spiritual friendship. At the heart of it all lies the same essential ingredient – love. If we are truly to be our brother’s and sister’s keepers, then it must be our Christian obligation to offer each other encouragement and affirmation as we make our collective journeys towardsContinue reading “Partners in Accountability – A Lenten Exercise”
A Letter to You, Our Welcomers.
Dear Welcomers, As you prepare for your new run, what do you feel? Is it excitement that keeps you anticipating the first session, or are you gripped in the fear that you’re simply not prepared for the coming 10 weeks? Are you anxious about meeting new participants? Or maybe you are ready for the raceContinue reading “A Letter to You, Our Welcomers.”
Our mission is to bring Catholics back to Church, one at a time. Would that be you?
Just one. Would that be you? Or someone you know? That’s what we do at Landings. Our mission is to help reconnect the ‘away’ Catholic back to Church – to bring Catholics home, one at a time. Just one. And today, that’s you. Because you, dear away Catholic, matter to us and you matter toContinue reading “Our mission is to bring Catholics back to Church, one at a time. Would that be you?”
Nine years later, Church of the Holy Spirit’s 18th run begins Monday 28/08/2017
At Church of the Holy Spirit where Landings began nine years ago, the Opening Night to the 18th run begins on Monday 28 August 2017, 7.45pm. Register your interest or bring a friend at firstname.lastname@example.org The time is now. To come and find out more about how the Church truly desires your return.
New Beginnings: Inaugural Run at Church of Divine Mercy, Sunday 25/06/2017
Two runs, one inspired priest and a meeting of willing hands and hearts later, parishioners at Church of the Divine Mercy committed to their parish priest Father Johnson Fernandez and immediately began to set up Landings at their parish. The new run begins Sunday 25 June 2017, 1.30pm and will first serve Divine MercyContinue reading “New Beginnings: Inaugural Run at Church of Divine Mercy, Sunday 25/06/2017”
Going Places: How To Be a “Traveller for God”.
I’ve been trying to discern my Christian identity and identify a role for myself within my community since my return to the faith. I look up to a number of Saints – whose lives I find an accord with – to guide my daily life and I ask for their help to pray for me.Continue reading “Going Places: How To Be a “Traveller for God”.”
A few talents, some outreach, and a big share of Grace.
Like a lot of others, I’ve felt a stirring to contribute in some way or other to Church and specifically, through the ministry I’m serving at now, especially since I completed a run through Landings just last year. It’s actually pretty easy to be invested to help in all areas of Landings – there areContinue reading “A few talents, some outreach, and a big share of Grace.”