Sunday, 22nd October 2017

Hope: The Absolute Certainty of God’s Love

Posted on 28. Feb, 2013 in Parish News, Pope's Message

media_xll_15199131. “SPE SALVI facti sumus”—in hope we were saved, says Saint Paul to the Romans, and likewise to us (Rom 8:24). According to the Christian faith, “redemption”—salvation—is not simply a given. Redemption is offered to us in the sense that we have been given hope, trustworthy hope, by virtue of which we can face our present: the present, even if it is arduous, can be lived and accepted if it leads towards a goal, if we can be sure of this goal, and if this goal is great enough to justify the effort of the journey. To continue reading the Encyclical please click on the link: Spes Salvi

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