Landings

Happy Landings: Accompanying the Return to Faith and PracticeThe Landings Lecture aims to address issues relating to the work of the Landings Programme in the UK, that is accompanying back to the Church those who have fallen away or on the cusp of leaving.The previous two years’ lectures, given by Fr Christopher Jamison OSB and Dr Austen Ivereigh, have attracted a diverse audience of those involved in evangelisation, adult faith formation and communications in dioceses and religious orders. We...
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This year’s Landings Lecture will be given by Dr Austen Ivereigh, papal biographer and Catholic Voices co-founder, on the subject: ‘Close and Concrete: Pope Francis on how to Evangelise in a World in Flux’.  This is a vital topic for us all in the Church as it invites us to consider how as individuals and as a faith community we reach out to others.  Landings aims to fill a gap in the Church by providing a compassionate, sensitive, honest space to accompany those who are considering...
Young man praying at Farm st church, london
Landings, the programme for returning Catholics whose UK base is here at Farm Street, is starting a new year, and also a new chapter.  First of all, our team would like to thank the parishioners of Farm Street sincerely for the opportunity to speak about the Programme at Masses two Sundays ago.  And for the very generous funds raised, which have now reached £2,417-51.  Very many thanks for your generosity and interest in the programme. But Landings is not about programmes,...
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Welcoming the Wounded- becoming the Church of the Good Samaritan, the inaugural Landings Lecture, was delivered by Fr Christopher Jamison OSB on 7th March at Farm Street Church to an appreciative crowd.You can download the full text of his lecture  inaugural_landings_lecture_march_7th_2017_fr_christopher_jamison_osb.pdfThe Landings programme is run by people who have themselves returned to the Catholic faith and who now wish to share their journey and beliefs with others. Many...
The Inaugural Landings Lecture will take place on Tuesday 7 March 2017
With just a fortnight to go before the Inaugural Landings Lecture at Farm Street Church, the organisers are hoping for a high turn-out of people who are interested in returning to the Catholic faith and those who support them in parishes and other communities.The Inaugural Lecture - entitled Welcoming the Wounded - Becoming the Church of the Good Samaritan - will be given by Fr Christopher Jamison OSB, who will focus on how Catholic parishes can welcome those who feel spiritually wounded....
Sharing our spiritual journeys: Landings UK
Farm Street Jesuit Church in London has announced that it will host the Inaugural Landings Lecture, given by Fr Christopher Jamison OSB, in March. His lecture will ask how Catholic parishes can welcome those who feel spiritually wounded.Landings UK is for anyone who is thinking about returning to the Catholic Church.  A small group made up of a mixture of active and returning Catholics meets weekly for a few weeks for up to two hours to share their spiritual journeys and to discuss a theme...
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If you or someone you know have been thinking about becoming more active in the Catholic Church after a time away, we invite you to join us in LANDINGS, an eight¬-week experience that offers “a safe place to land,” a place where your voice will be heard and a place for listening, for asking questions, and reconnecting with your faith as an adult. To learn more, come to one of our information sessions: Nov 4, Nov 12, Nov 18, Nov 26 18:00¬20:00 at Farm Street Church, 114 Mount Street, London...
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For those who are looking to reconnect with the Catholic Church, or who have been thinking about becoming more active after a time away, the Landings Programme provides the very place and is being launched in London at Farm St Church this Autumn.Founded in the USA during the 1980s and now running in parishes across the UK, the programme is an 8 -10 week process that offers a welcoming experience and “a safe place to land”, a place where the returner’s voice will be heard and where they will be...
The Jesuits will be among the delegates at Proclaim ’15 in Birmingham this weekend. More than 800 people from parishes throughout Britain – as well as members of religious congregations and Catholic charities and groups that work with young Catholics – will meet for a time of workshops, talks and prayer at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre. A project of the Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales, Proclaim ’15 aims to support, inspire and encourage new expressions of parish evangelisation. It...