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Christian Hope

Pope Francis is currently giving a series of catechesis on Christian hope at the Wednesday audiences. The themes so far have been:

1) Comfort my People
2) How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of him who brings good tidings, who publishes peace
3) The Nativity of Jesus, Source of Hope
4) Abraham, father in faith and hope
5) Rachel “weeps for her children”, but... “there is hope for your descendants” (Jer 31)
6) The false hopes in idols (Ps 115)
7) Jonah: hope and prayer
8) Judith: the courage of a woman gives hope to a people
9) The Helmet of Hope (1 Thes 5, 4-11)
10) Hope, source of reciprocal comfort and of peace (1 Thes 5, 12-22)
11) Hope does not delude (cf Rom 5, 1-5)
12) In hope we recognise all the saved (cf Rom 8, 19-27)
13) Rejoice in hope
14) A hope founded on the Word
15) Hope against all hope
16) Give reason for the hope that is in us
17) The hope of the world & the hope of the Cross
18) The Risen Christ, our hope
19) I am with you always, until the end of the world: the promise that gives hope
20) The Mother of Hope
21) Mary Magdalen, Apostle of Hope
22) Emmaus, the pathway of Hope
23) The Holy Spirit makes us abound in hope
24) God’s fatherhood, source of our Hope
25) Beloved Children, the Certainty of Hope
26) The Saints, Witnesses & Companions of Hope
27) Hope, the Strength of the Martyrs
28) Baptism: Door of Hope
29) Divine Forgiveness: Engine of Hope
30) "Behold, I make all things new" (Apocalyptic 21, 5). The Novelty of Christian Hope
31) The Memory of Vocation revives Hope
32) Educate to Hope
33) The Enemies of Hope
34) Missionaries of Hope today
35) The Vigilant Wait
36) Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord
37) Paradise, the goal of our Hope