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Faith Formation

Ordinary Time Growth Series: Charting A Course for Spiritual Growth

by Joel Tan “How is your walk with Jesus?” – that familiar nebulous question at the start of cell-group sharing. One, that presumes I am currently walking with Jesus. Two, it offers no length of time to which the person is referring. Three, it configures me to think that my relationship with Jesus is a

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Faith Formation

Ordinary Time Growth Series: The Importance of Embracing Our Failings

by Bryan Francisco Do you remember the movie Finding Nemo and a certain cute blue fish named Dory who seemed to be rather forgetful? She famously ssay, “When life gets you down, you know what you got to do? Just keep swimming.”. Funnily enough, this quote applies to my own spiritual journey and in my

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Faith Formation

Ordinary Time Growth Series: Keep Your Eye on the Prize

by Melissa Foo (second from left) The current season of Ordinary Time may seem like a non-event and of lesser significance, but it is far from ordinary. It is a season where we are called to growth and purification, and remains the longest season of the liturgical calendar. Yet, the reality of this season is

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Faith Formation

Ordinary Time Growth Series: Navigating the In-Betweens of Our Journey

by Joelle Tan (front center) What is the in-between? It is a somewhat awkward, uncomfortable, and uncertain place to be. Many things can happen during this time. It’s like the third point between our starting point and our destination. A time of growth, pruning and purifying. Sometimes, we might not be sure where Jesus is

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Ordinary Time Growth Series: On Waiting and Growth

by Joanna Chng  Honestly, waiting for someone is difficult. A myriad of emotions seems to plague me when I have to wait. I worry about whether I am at the right place, at the right time. I get anxious when the other party does not reply to my texts – have they forgotten or overslept?

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Faith Formation

Ordinary Time Growth Series: Tilling the Soil of Our Hearts

by Gracemary Yap Beginning from the month of November up till the month of May, we are brought on an exhilarating journey as we re-discover and remember our Lord’s birth (Advent and Christmas), death (Holy Week Triduum), resurrection (Easter) and ascension into heaven (Ascension Sunday). After the season of Christmas, we are given a “breather”

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OYP Bulletin: October 2020

OFFICE FOR YOUNG PEOPLE Monthly Bulletin OCTOBER 2020 | ISSUE#45 Dear Friend, “I will call to mind the deeds of the LORD; yea, I will remember thy wonders of old.” – Psalm 77:11 This issue, we want to call to mind the goodness of the Lord  as we share with you beautiful testimonies, faith growth

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OYP Bulletin: September 2020

God’s peace be with you! =) As we continue on our journey, it may often feel like we cannot see the woods for the trees. However, we continue to rely on the Lord’s assurance that, “since we have a great priest over the house of God, let us draw near with a true heart in

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OYP Bulletin: August 2020

We hope we find you well =) In this season, we remember that the Lord draws near to us as we navigate unfamiliar waters and challenging times. We pray that as you read on and listen to our “You Are With Me” playlist, you will be reminded that the Lord is ever faithful and ever-present

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OYP Bulletin: July 2020

We hope that you are keeping well. We continue to thank the Lord for His mercies and protection as we navigate a different normal. This issue we share testimonies of the goodness that we have experienced as we navigate conducting our programs online and share with you about holding onto our trust in the Lord

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Growing in Faith

Growing in FaithDiscover our treasure trove of resources to encourage you on your journey of growing in faith! Art of Spiritual Conversations This 3 part series comprises videos and their companion guides that get to the heart of spiritual conversations and how to execute them.  Entering Spiritual Conversations Entering Spiritual Conversations Post-Conversation Follow Up LEARN

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OYP Bulletin: February 2021

OFFICE FOR YOUNG PEOPLE Monthly Bulletin FEBRUARY 2021 | ISSUE#49 Dear Friend, But to all who did receive him, who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God – John 1:12   We hope that you we find you in good cheer! This issue, we share Lenten resources (created by

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OYP Bulletin: January 2021

OFFICE FOR YOUNG PEOPLE Monthly Bulletin JANUARY 2021 | ISSUE#48 Dear Friend, Behold, I am doing a new thing;now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert. – Isaiah 43:19     We pray that we find you well! After a season

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