Tag : Hope

Written on Mar, 02, 2018 by in , | Leave a comment

…obedience to God gives me the freedom to respond all of life with hope. Yes, I fail and fall into sin. But sin never has the last word, hope remains; through repentance, forgiveness is always possible.

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Written on Feb, 24, 2016 by in | Leave a comment

St Nectarios as the apostle of hope is also the apostle for love. And so he is an antidote for the mere optimism that has come infect not only American culture but, too frequently, American Christianity.

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Written on Feb, 24, 2016 by in | Leave a comment

One person needs from me the kerygma, another a glass of water. This person needs a kind word, this one a stern word. But to respond in mercy to all of them, I need the repentant hope of the Publican but also to the faith of the Pharisee (see, Matthew 5:20). It is only in this way that I can bear an effective witness to the love of God poured out for all mankind in Jesus Christ and Him crucified and risen from the dead.

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