Landings International Staff
415 Michigan Avenue NE, Suite 108
Washington, DC 20017-4502
Office: (202) 635-5818
Fr. Kane, a Paulist priest, is an internationally known ritual maker, videographer and evangelist. Presently, he directs Landings International, a Paulist Ministry of Reconciliation that welcomes returning Catholics with ministry centers in USA, UK and Southeast Asia.
Now retired from teaching, he taught preaching, Ritual Communication, and Liturgy and the Arts for thirty-four years at Weston Jesuit School of Theology, Cambridge, MA and the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry, Chestnut Hill, MA.
His research interests include the areas of arts, communication, liturgy, culture and reconciliation.
Fr. Kane studies contemporary worship and celebration, and has written and lectured on liturgy, dance and creativity in the US and abroad.
Patricia (Pat) Watson has served as Executive Assistant since 2013. She holds an AB and MA in history from The Catholic University of America and an MS in economics from Johns Hopkins’ University. Pat joined the Landings USA office after a career in teaching and educational supervision.
Pat is married, has two adult sons and three grandchildren. She has been honored for her dedication by the Paulist Fathers with the Hecker Award and by the Archdiocese of Washington DC with the Manifesting the Kingdom Award.
Robert McCleary has served as Coordinator of Landings, USA since November of 2020. He holds an AB in Visual and Environmental Studies from Harvard College, an MDiv from Weston Jesuit School of Theology, and an ThM from Harvard Divinity School. Robert joined the Landings staff after a career in exhibit and broadcast design in Boston and New York.
During the Covid-19 pandemic, Robert produced Reflections for a Troubled Age, a more than 35 five-minute video series intended to lead viewers to reduced anxiety, peace and consolation during those challenging days.
Palma Anton is a wife, mother, spiritual director, and retreat leader. She completed her spiritual direction training from the Quellen Spiritual Direction Formation Program in Mendham, NJ. She is co-director of the Spiritual Direction Ministry at the Shrine of St. Joseph in Stirling, NJ, offering spiritual direction, in addition to developing and leading retreats and workshops. Palma has a Certificate in Catholic Evangelization from Seton Hall University, Immaculate Conception School of Theology, where she is also currently working toward a Masters degree in Pastoral Ministry.
Russell Chang joined Landings USA in 2023 and leads the social media outreach program. Russell holds a BA in Visual Arts from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and an associate degree in digital arts from Montgomery College. Born in Saudi Arabia, Russel lived in the Philippine Islands before moving to the US two decades ago.