Results from Tag: 'hope'

Christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich, “The Annunciation to the Shepherds,” 1760

Advent and the True Nature of Hope

“Hope is the theological virtue by which we desire the kingdom of heaven and eternal life as our happiness, placing our trust in Christ's promises and relying not on our own strength, but on the help of the grace of the Holy Spirit.” (CCC 1817)

‘True hope, the one that transcends all other hopes, is not for material things, but for God.’

We Cannot Live Without Hope

COMMENTARY: Despite all the problems the pandemic has brought into our lives, the present moment is nonetheless an opportunity for hope. And it may be encouraging to realize that our hope can be a blessing for others.