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 already […]Read More
Homeless Jesus has always been one of my favourite images of Jesus. I identify too much with it. Today I was privileged to receive a special blessing from Monsignor Phillip Heng at the Commissioning Mass at the Cathedral of The Good Shepherd. We start our Landings Run in April and we want to welcome back […]Read More
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 towards […]Read More
What Advent means to me? Adjusting to changes has never been my forte and this year seems to be filled with many. I had struggled to say many “goodbyes” to what I once knew, and to have a number of skirmishes with friends close to my heart, so much so that I felt uprooted and […]Read More
What does Advent mean to me? Being a not-so-new Catholic meant I never had the same Christmas experience as cradle Catholic friends had. No big family traditions, no attending mass together as a family, it was generally low key and I would always attend mass alone. It wasn’t ideal but I learned to deal with […]Read More
These rainbows to me mirror the Advent themes of Hope, Peace, Joy, and Love. The themes nicely sum up to me what Christ’s coming is all about; it gives me great comfort, and is what I can hold on to as pillars in my life.Read More
When reflecting on the Nativity scene, the writer comes to appreciate Advent and Christmas with a sense of spirituality.
Meditating on the role of the Magi, we learn not just generosity, but also charity. While Mary and Joseph reminds us of obedience, sacrifice and ultimately, love.