Tag Archives: hope
Now that our great sacrificial sorting of elected office holders is behind us there remains a residue of uncertainty as to what will happen next. Waiting for the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse to ride through town… with the pandemic … Continue reading
Rereading what Hans Urs von Balthasar (quoting in passing Dietrich Bonhoeffer) has written brings to mind the role that Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI is now performing for the Church and the world. “There are moments when a solitary Christian undergoes … Continue reading
We find ourselves back in the same situation as that which the Christians encountered during the decline of the ancient world. Everything depends on whether the Christians … are able to communicate their hope to a world in which man … Continue reading
IN a previous post, ‘Numbers’, reflecting on the deathworks in the era of post Roe v Wade abortion in the United States I wrote that our hope in such circumstances lies outside the machinations of our legal and political systems. … Continue reading
“There shall come forth a shoot from the stump of Jesse.” Christians take heart.